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Monthly Archives: October, 2019

Resilience, Not Recovery

  Deadly typhoon forces Japan to face its vulnerability to increasingly powerful storms Typhoon Hagibis, which pummeled Japan earlier this month and caused widespread flooding that killed at least 80, … Continue reading

24/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Women are more than twice as likely as men to suffer from PTSD. Studies are underway to find out why.

Women are more than twice as likely as men to suffer from PTSD. Studies are underway to find out why. In 1991, Karestan Koenen was a recent college graduate and … Continue reading

23/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters: The new normal?

Everything is gone’: Japan left reeling from worst storm in decades In the east of the city, whole neighbourhoods were left submerged. All that could be seen, as rescuers began … Continue reading

22/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Dormant For 500 Years, A Potentially Deadly Fault In California Has Started To Move

What Cyber Resilience is Not About … Although the theme is gaining momentum, there is a certain amount of confusion around what cyber resilience really means for organisations. For many, … Continue reading

21/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Who is ‘looting’ and who is ‘finding food’? How image gatekeepers shape the news

  Why Building Emotional Resilience Is So Critical for African Americans An African-American woman worries about her brother, husband, or son being stopped by the police. Or, for the millionth … Continue reading

20/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Study: California’s big July quakes strain major fault

‘I Have Rights:’ How Undocumented Laborers Are Exploited During Disaster Recovery Mario used to work. A lot. Twelve-hour workdays and seven-day workweeks are kind of the expectation when your job … Continue reading

19/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilience Is NOT What You Think It Is

  Typhoon Hagibis swept away Fukushima nuclear decontamination waste bags into river The historic rainfall from Typhoon Hagibis that spawned widespread devastating flooding over the weekend in Japan caused several … Continue reading

18/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Why Typhoon Hagibis packed such a deadly, devastating punch in Japan

  Forest wildfires: Europe sending help to Lebanon (VIDEO) A firefighter has died as wildfires spread southeast of the Lebanese capital Beirut and in the north. Neighbouring Cyprus has stepped … Continue reading

17/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Clean-up, rescue efforts in Japan as typhoon toll nears 70

  Flooded bullet trains show Japan’s risks from disasters The typhoon that ravaged Japan last week hit with unusual speed and ferocity, leaving homes buried in mud and people stranded … Continue reading

16/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Why India wants to tie up with other countries to build disaster-resilient infrastructure

Cause-specific mortality and natural disasters: the urgent need for change The sixth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) was held in Geneva on the 15th May … Continue reading

16/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Organizational vs. operational resilience: What’s the difference?

Can the Pacific Islands be insured? The Pacific Islands are grappling with the effects of disasters and climate change, which have the potential to make entire countries inhospitable, posing significant … Continue reading

15/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Maria survivor designs DroneAid open source disaster relief tool

You’re not resilient if you don’t have WAR In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world, smart organisations are focusing on building resilience into their corporate DNA. Resilience implies the … Continue reading

14/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Costs of natural disasters are increasing at the high end

  Quality ‘watchword for disaster resilience’ A leading engineer has called for a national effort to build quality into infrastructure and low-income housing in order to strengthen the nation’s resilience … Continue reading

13/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters make people more religious

In New Orleans, making music from hurricane leftovers Leah Hennessy steps into a telephone booth in the center of the Music Box Village, a permanent outdoor arts exhibition, and lifts … Continue reading

12/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Social connections boost resilience among elderly after disaster

  How can governments help more after natural disasters? “Insurers prepare for the worst and hope for the best. Governments, however, appear surprised when a catastrophe strikes. Governments can help … Continue reading

11/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Five techniques to build resilience

How do we avoid burnout in the workplace? Workaholism is so rife in our culture that even the office decor at the likes of WeWork demands us to ‘hustle harder’ … Continue reading

10/10/2019 · Leave a comment

How Recovery Can Make Entrepreneurs More Resilient – and More Successful

Cyber resilience will make or break the dream of autonomous vehicles at scale Imagine this: autonomous vehicles dominate the streets. Unmanned people movers and delivery vehicles powered by environmentally-friendly powertrains … Continue reading

09/10/2019 · Leave a comment

How to forge reputational resilience

Building resilience into a portfolio Uncertain times can leave investors exposed, particularly those who have neglected to build resilience into their portfolio. As the economic cycle matures and the outcome … Continue reading

08/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Reacting to disasters: the need for dignity and mindfulness

UNDRR welcomes the launch of the global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori, welcomed the launch of the global Coalition … Continue reading

07/10/2019 · Leave a comment

A Call to Action for Corporate America: Change Disaster Response from Relief to Resiliency

How one Texas town built IT resilience For cities and towns across America, recent ransomware attacks are a stark wakeup call signaling the importance of mitigating risk, strengthening data protection … Continue reading

06/10/2019 · Leave a comment

The 7Cs of Team Resilience

Veteran Launches Intelligence System to Increase Health IQs and Human Resilience In 2019, employees are living in an era where physical and mental health are becoming imperatives, at home and … Continue reading

05/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Lorenzo Completed Extratropical Transition – What Does That Mean

Six killed as typhoon Mitag sweeps parts of South Korea Six people were killed when typhoon Mitag passed through the country on Thursday, South Korea’s government said. Mitag, the 18th … Continue reading

04/10/2019 · Leave a comment

How to cope when you’re feeling overwhelmed

  Artistic Responses to Natural Disasters: The Case of New Orleans Alongside the ruins of asymmetrical warfare, we are now living in an era of unimaginable natural destruction. The irreversible … Continue reading

03/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Do Sharks Know When Hurricanes Are Coming?

Hurricane Lorenzo Is The Strongest Hurricane On Record In The Eastern Atlantic Ocean Hurricane Lorenzo is a powerful category four storm this evening, packing maximum winds of 145 MPH far … Continue reading

02/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate change more than doubled the odds of Houston’s most recent deluge, study finds

How to Make Sandbags to Contain Flooding Caused by severe weather, such as thunderstorms, hurricanes and tsunamis, flooding damages property, disrupts ecosystems and kills people. Smart city planning reduces the … Continue reading

01/10/2019 · Leave a comment

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