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Monthly Archives: April, 2020

Resilience Is Not Just a Buzzword

Building resilient cities, a post-coronavirus necessity Some economists and social scientists believe that should not be returned to the current dense life because large cities are more vulnerable to viruses … Continue reading

30/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Five Years on From the Earthquake in Nepal, Heritage-Led Recovery is Uniting Community

Planning for a disaster: Model can predict hospital resilience for natural disasters, pandemics When a natural disaster like an earthquake strikes, a community can literally be shaken to its core. … Continue reading

29/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Building Africa’s resilience for sustainable food security post-COVID-19

SPARK Academy designed to help children cope after disasters One girl called up the Piggly Wiggly logo on her cellphone as she drew a grocery store; another added a Walmart … Continue reading

28/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Flooding will affect double the number of people worldwide by 2030

Preventive counselling could build resilience during current crisis I fully support Ms Kristen Ong Xinru’s suggestion to reinstate psychological treatment to the “essential services” exempted from workplace closures (Tele-consultation may … Continue reading

27/04/2020 · Leave a comment

6 Tangible Ways To Remain Emotionally Resilient During The Coronavirus

  Coronavirus and climate disasters: Small vulnerable countries face dual threat The widespread destruction wreaked by Tropical Cyclone Harold in several Pacific countries just days ago has been nothing short … Continue reading

26/04/2020 · Leave a comment

A Paradigm Shift Accelerated by the Coronavirus

  Hurricanes to become SLOWER and more damaging, researchers warn HURRICANES with the potential to unleash more damage will become more common in the future thanks to human-caused global warming, … Continue reading

25/04/2020 · Leave a comment

How to build your digital resilience in 2020

Why an emergency management mindset boosts resilience When disaster strikes, it’s easy to fall into the cycle of day-to-day response and survival. Never has this been truer than when we … Continue reading

24/04/2020 · Leave a comment

COVID-19 is a call for a resilient globalization

Important lessons in disaster and risk management AIM professor shares leadership principles in responding to the present crisis Unlike natural disasters that the country has learned to brace for, the … Continue reading

23/04/2020 · Leave a comment

There are no resilient families in a locust plague

Building Exteriors Enhance Resilience Against Extreme Weather For communities prone to severe weather, sustainable building strategies serve as the cornerstone for enhancing resilience. Building owners are becoming more attuned to … Continue reading

22/04/2020 · Leave a comment

What happens when natural disasters strike during a pandemic?

A climate change-influenced megadrought A large portion of the American Southwest is in the grip of a climate change-induced megadrought, a new study finds. The big picture: This is the … Continue reading

21/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Maintaining Resilience in the Face of an Unseen Enemy

Maintaining Resilience in the Face of an Unseen Enemy Resilience is what will get us through the emotional turmoil, the ups and downs of living through the pandemic with all … Continue reading

20/04/2020 · Leave a comment

How the Economy Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic

Risk and Resilience in the Days of the Coronavirus Pandemic Today, an interest in the period of history known as the Great Depression is revived under conditions of a plague-like … Continue reading

19/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Self-Compassion Practices to Deepen Your Resilience

We’re Not Ready for This Kind of Grief According to my mother, there are two unique forms of grief that everyone touched by war understands. There’s the grief associated with … Continue reading

18/04/2020 · Leave a comment

So, what about recovery then?

Resilience after recession: 4 ways to reboot the U.S. economy The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse … Continue reading

17/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Many responders in emotional distress one year after hurricane in Puerto Rico, study finds

The Guardian view on a Covid-19 government: failing to do the job Coronavirus is a disaster that we should have been prepared for, because it was expected. In 2015, the … Continue reading

16/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Why Societies Are Resilient to Disasters Like COVID-19

How to support your emotional resilience and wellbeing during the pandemic Social work has not suddenly become stressful due to the spread of Covid-19. Community Care’s caseload survey at the … Continue reading

15/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Social Media’s Role in Disaster Preparedness & Crisis Management

Building resilience in the face of an extreme crisis It is human to feel a whole range of emotions, from fear and worry to loneliness and sadness, during this trying … Continue reading

14/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Tornado And Wildfire Season Will Be More Treacherous Because Of Coronavirus. Here’s Why.

Social media posts predict economic recovery after natural disasters Experts at the University of Bristol are describing how social media can be used to track economic recovery after natural disasters, … Continue reading

13/04/2020 · Leave a comment

How to ensure organizational resilience in the age of COVID-19

Satellite images reveal Cyclone Harold’s path of destruction in Vanuatu Satellite images have revealed the scale of destruction in Vanuatu after category-five Cyclone Harold struck the island nation this week. … Continue reading

12/04/2020 · Leave a comment

The 10 Deadliest Disasters In American History

Cyclone Harold batters Fiji, flattening homes and flooding towns A deadly Pacific storm slammed Fiji on Wednesday, tearing off roofs and flooding towns in the capital Suva days after the … Continue reading

11/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Pandemic hurts ability of nations to face natural disasters

The Pandemic Will Change Everything The pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus once famously wrote, “Change is the only constant in life.” Sometimes it is slow and gradual. Sometimes it comes in the … Continue reading

10/04/2020 · Leave a comment

In Houston, Coronavirus Tests A City Known For Its Resilience

  Fears for wildlife recovery after bushfires as coronavirus crisis stymies scientists’ fieldwork Scientists are being forced to shut down or scale back fieldwork to assess the impact of last … Continue reading

09/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Sleep: Practical Tips to Increase Resilience

Shifting corporate responsibility to consumer resilience Nobel-prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz made the point recently in reference to Covid-19 that the US has created an economy without resilience. It would … Continue reading

08/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Season On Top Of A Pandemic Will Be A Nightmare

Successful Aging: These are traits that help older adults in times of crisis Given the COVID-19 environment, it seems timely to identify the strengths older adults can rely upon to … Continue reading

07/04/2020 · Leave a comment

The Covid-19 crisis too few are talking about: health care workers’ mental health

The Covid-19 crisis too few are talking about: health care workers’ mental health In the midst of this global pandemic, people are talking about the urgent and critical need for … Continue reading

06/04/2020 · Leave a comment

14 Ways Leaders Can Build Their Resilience And Transform Their Business

  Climate disasters seen increasing conflict risk in large countries Countries with large populations and low levels of development are most likely to see a rise in the risk of … Continue reading

05/04/2020 · Leave a comment

Hope and resilience

Resilience can defeat virus, experts say Many of us have already lost or fear losing our jobs, others have fallen sick and some have even died. Everyone has been dislocated … Continue reading

04/04/2020 · Leave a comment

A story of resilience: China’s revival against Covid-19

Why India Inc needs to invest in resilience As the COVID-19 outbreak hits the country, businesses across the board are bracing themselves for what’ll undoubtedly turn out to be the … Continue reading

03/04/2020 · Leave a comment

How To Build Your Leadership Resiliency!

How Resilience Hubs in cities could help coronavirus response COVID-19 is quickly exposing countries’ fragile social fabric. As individuals struggle to stay afloat, a lack of healthcare, childcare, living wages, … Continue reading

02/04/2020 · Leave a comment

COVID-19 and Business Continuity: Is Your Plan Ready or Not?

5-phase approach for business continuity in the age of Covid-19 A five-phase strategic and systematic approach to strengthen the resilience of organisations’ current business models is key to business continuity … Continue reading

01/04/2020 · Leave a comment

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