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Monthly Archives: October, 2020

The Sources of Resilience

The Sources of Resilience We’re all suffering through difficult times that we did not anticipate and challenges that we were not prepared for. In the face of all that’s going … Continue reading

30/10/2020 · Leave a comment

5 Ways to Build Resilience in the Workplace

The World Is Woefully Unprepared for Climate-Driven Natural Disasters As if COVID-19 were not enough to worry about, the global climate crisis is driving a “staggering rise” in natural disasters, … Continue reading

29/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Safeguarding mental health in disaster response

Safeguarding mental health in disaster response When a disaster such as a cyclone or a flood occurs, both of which are becoming more frequent as a result of climate change, … Continue reading

28/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus mental health: this brilliant advice from a 93-year-old psychologist is a must-read for anyone struggling right now

Safeguarding mental health in disaster response When a disaster such as a cyclone or a flood occurs, both of which are becoming more frequent as a result of climate change, … Continue reading

27/10/2020 · Leave a comment

How to survive the crisis by making a Personal Business Plan

A drone’s role in natural disasters w/ Airobotics’ Eitan Rotberg Earlier this week, we spoke with Eitan Rotberg, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Airobotics, about the role drones … Continue reading

26/10/2020 · Leave a comment

The Riskiest Places for Natural Disasters

Korea Faces Kimchi Catastrophe After Typhoons Cripple Cabbage Crop A series of typhoons in South Korea this summer has left the country blindsided by a kimchi catastrophe. Fields of cabbages … Continue reading

25/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters May Push Global Finances to the Brink

UN report: Climate change means more weather disasters every year In the wake of heat waves, global warming, forest fires, storms, droughts and a rising number of hurricanes, the U.N. … Continue reading

24/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Why Business Resilience Must Begin with a Cultural Shift

Resilience, empathy and good communication: vital skills for managers Good communication skills have always been a key marker of strong leadership, but new research has found that resilience has emerged … Continue reading

23/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Food security can bring peace – but agroecology makes it last

2020 breaks billion-dollar natural disasters record in US Louisiana is a state dealing with not one, but two multi-billion-dollar natural disasters within the span of six weeks: Hurricanes Laura and … Continue reading

22/10/2020 · Leave a comment

FEMA ends policy favoring flood walls over green protections

Watch for governments to transfer financial risk from natural disasters to insurers: Swiss Re There is growing awareness that governments can transfer the financial risk of natural disasters to both … Continue reading

21/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Man protects 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta by bringing them to safety inside his home

Australia: Waiting now to act on disaster resilience will cost more in the long run The general insurance sector in Australia is highly engaged with natural disaster trends, with 100% … Continue reading

20/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Building Resilience Is Critical To Minimise The Impact Of Humanitarian Crises

International Day for Disaster Reduction 2020 The International Day for Disaster Reduction, held each year on 13 October, celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure … Continue reading

19/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Post-Traumatic Growth Might Be the Silver Lining of Trauma — Here’s How to Harness It

Psychological resilience, fragility and the health workforce COVID-19 presents a time to redefine vulnerability; however, in discussions of vulnerability, the health workforce, particularly in regard to their psychosocial well-being, is … Continue reading

18/10/2020 · Leave a comment

A Running List of Record-Breaking Natural Disasters in 2020

A Running List of Record-Breaking Natural Disasters in 2020 So far 2020 has been a standout year for all the wrong reasons, including its devastating natural disasters. Wildfires have ravaged … Continue reading

17/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Delta is the latest disaster in a vicious season

Hurricane Delta bears striking resemblance to Wilma, the Atlantic’s most intense hurricane on record Hurricane Delta strengthened at an incredible rate: more than 85 mph over 24 hours, reaching Category … Continue reading

16/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Three Lessons Of Mental Well-Being That Rarely Get Talked About

Lessons of resilience in business from an elderly friend Last year, an 80-year-old friend of mine broke her hip and an arm when she slipped over a wet floor in … Continue reading

15/10/2020 · Leave a comment

How to Use 2020 to Teach Your Children to Be More Resilient, According to Psychology

Mexican entrepreneurs among the most resilient in the world Until a few months ago, our day to day was very different from what we are currently experiencing. Little by little … Continue reading

14/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Bolivia declares natural disaster due to wildfires, 600 families affected

Japan fishermen oppose ‘catastrophic’ release of Fukushima water to ocean Japanese fish industry representatives on Thursday urged the government not to allow the release at sea of tonnes of contaminated … Continue reading

13/10/2020 · Leave a comment

California’s First-Ever Gigafire Blazes Through the State, Scorching More Than One Million Acres

In photos: Louisiana reels from storm Delta as Southeast faces tornado and flooding threat Former Hurricane Delta weakened to a post-tropical cyclone Saturday. But the storm remains a threat, with … Continue reading

12/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Building Resilience When You’re Pandemic-Fatigued

Building Resilient Employees Requires Leaders To Take Action On Feedback Life is fraught with unexpected challenges. Uncertainty and disruption caused by a global pandemic have tested the resilience of workers … Continue reading

11/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Talking To Your Kids About Emergency Preparedness

Five tips for fostering resiliency in children In today’s ever-changing world, children must adapt to new environments and navigate life’s inevitable challenges – whether that be learning in a virtual … Continue reading

10/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Corpses washed from cemeteries in France-Italy floods

Owning a pet during coronavirus had a ‘buffering’ effect on mental health IN APRIL, Naomi Mishkin, an artist and designer, could hear the constant sound of sirens from her apartment … Continue reading

09/10/2020 · Leave a comment

California wildfires spawn first ‘gigafire’ in modern history

California wildfires spawn first ‘gigafire’ in modern history California’s extraordinary year of wildfires has spawned another new milestone – the first “gigafire”, a blaze spanning 1m acres, in modern history. … Continue reading

08/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Covid-19 makes us think about our mortality. Our brains aren’t designed for that

Covid-19 makes us think about our mortality. Our brains aren’t designed for that You probably remember where you were that day in March when you first realized that the novel … Continue reading

07/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Debris from 3/11 disaster now washing ashore across Okinawa

Debris from 3/11 disaster now washing ashore across Okinawa Plastic containers washed out to sea after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster are starting to wash up on the shores … Continue reading

06/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Seven bodies found in northern Italy, France after violent storms

Two killed, nine missing as drenching rain hits parts of France and Italy Two people died and nine people were missing in France and Italy after a storm hit border … Continue reading

05/10/2020 · Leave a comment

5 of the 6 largest wildfires in California history are burning right now

About 560 wildfires burn in California as more than 100,000 people evacuate: Here’s what we know Amid a scorching heat wave that is now in its second week, hundreds of … Continue reading

04/10/2020 · Leave a comment

3 Reasons Investing in Employee Resilience Pays Off

Why resilience and reputation go hand in hand How happy are you with your new jeans? Or indeed, the people tasked with making them? Consumers are putting their favourite brands … Continue reading

03/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Why we’re more confident than ever that climate change is driving disasters

300 million delta dwellers vulnerable to cyclones, flooding More than 300 million people in low-lying river deltas, mostly in poorer nations, are exposed to flooding from tropical storms made more … Continue reading

02/10/2020 · Leave a comment

Gender Equality is Important to Building Resilience and Peace during Disasters and Conflict

Here’s How You Can Build Resilience and Tackle Mental Health Problems. Covid-19 has triggered a global financial crisis and due to strict adoption of lockdown measures, the magnitude of poor … Continue reading

01/10/2020 · Leave a comment

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