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When Natural Disasters Cross the Path of COVID-19

Resilience and creativity to expand amidst the Covid-19 pandemic In an online interview with Anoty Africa’s co-owner, Mr Vhutshilo Nemutshili, he shared this wonderful quote by Maxwell speaking about leadership … Continue reading

07/07/2020 · Leave a comment

When life gives you lemons – what we can learn about resilience

Finding Resilience During Covid-19 Situation As the entire world is working hard towards fighting the coronavirus pandemic, millions of lives are affected due to the lockdown and economic slowdown situation. … Continue reading

06/07/2020 · Leave a comment

How to Have a Resilient, Positive Mindset

  FEMA Examines How Stronger Buildings Lead to Less Disaster Damage The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is studying whether a change in building codes would reduce the amount of … Continue reading

05/07/2020 · Leave a comment

How to Have a Resilient, Positive Mindset

  Defeating Business Disruption in a Post-COVID-19 Era The prospect of an IT outage is one of the key issues that keep IT professionals awake at night. From natural disasters … Continue reading

04/07/2020 · Leave a comment

The Truth About Flood Risk Can Worsen American Inequality

  The Truth About Flood Risk Can Worsen American Inequality Before these individual property scores were available, there was no easy way for your average homeowner or buyer to understand … Continue reading

03/07/2020 · Leave a comment

7 Secrets You Need To Know For Building Resilience

  Top Global Brands Showed Resilience and Saw Increases Through Pandemic Though the ripple effect of the pandemic’s social, economic and personal impacts has been calamitous for businesses both small … Continue reading

02/07/2020 · Leave a comment

Crisis management: lessons learned from natural disasters

  Double crisis: Natural disasters don’t stop for coronavirus The COVID-19 pandemic is a complex worldwide emergency without contemporary precedent. In every nation around the globe, the pandemic reaction is … Continue reading

01/07/2020 · Leave a comment

Healthy ecosystems are nature’s barrier to hurricane damage

Why Disaster Preparedness Cannot Wait The world has been planning for the future in the mistaken belief that it will resemble the past. But as COVID-19 coincides with cyclones in … Continue reading

30/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Pandemic is yet another hurdle for resilient millennials and Gen Z

Hurricanes Are Getting Stronger, Just as Climate Scientists Predicted Rising seas, longer droughts, more devastating wildfires … many are the grim predictions that climate scientists have been warning may come … Continue reading

29/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Being Resilient Is A Critical Skill

Developing resilience is an important tool to help you deal with coronavirus and the surge in cases We’re all exhausted and pushed to the limit by months of social distancing, … Continue reading

28/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Belonging can spur resilience during a crisis, study says

347 risk analysts were asked: “What are the most likely risks for the world over the next year and a half?” The World Economic Forum interviewed 347 risk analysts about … Continue reading

27/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Build your network to boost resilience in times of change

Build your network to boost resilience in times of change The world is changing so fast. It’s as if the ground is shifting and the wave is building and either … Continue reading

26/06/2020 · Leave a comment

The power of emotional listening: To help leaders build emotional resilience during difficult times

Achieve Infrastructure Resilience During the Coronavirus Outbreak Business and IT leaders alike find it difficult to prepare a proportionate response to business continuity challenges like the coronavirus (COVID-19). Travel restrictions … Continue reading

25/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Resilience Hubs Can Help Communities Thrive—and Better Weather Disasters

Climate Change Is Now Driving Investments in Flood Resilience After a flood event, companies need to take into account both the short-term imperatives to get up and running quickly and … Continue reading

24/06/2020 · Leave a comment

How prepared is your business for recession resilience?

  The Relevance Of Resilience During Disasters Resilience has been broadly defined as the capacity to adapt successfully to threats or disturbances. The concept has been adapted and applied to … Continue reading

23/06/2020 · Leave a comment

The Politicization of Disaster Relief

Big livestock: A long road ahead to a resilient, water-secure future The U.S. meat industry is in the midst of extraordinary turmoil as more and more processing plant workers become … Continue reading

22/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Expert: ‘Shovel-ready’ projects ignore important aspects of community resilience

How resilience helped this former refugee become an award-winning researcher Determination is Alfred Mupenzi’s defining characteristic. Born in a Ugandan settlement camp to Rwandan refugees, he was an orphan by … Continue reading

21/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability Builds Business Resilience

  Prepare for the Next Disaster With a Financial Recovery Kit So far, 2020 has been a year of disruption for many Americans. Finances and lives have been upended by … Continue reading

20/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Resilience Lessons From Individuals Who Have Overcome Big Obstacles

  Narratives of Hope, Solidarity and Resilience We can connect and build bridges with each other as humans when we overcome our stereotypes, assumptions and judgments. How can creative and … Continue reading

19/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Unemployment By Design: Building Resilience In A World Disrupted

Report: Nature among best defences from natural disasters A new report shows the best protections from natural disasters could come from nature itself. “The Protective Value of Nature” report from … Continue reading

18/06/2020 · Leave a comment

The relevance of resilience during disasters

  Unconstitutional lockdown judgment is a lesson for Africa’s disaster management But there’s a lesson to draw here which can assist other African countries, as our situation is neither unique … Continue reading

17/06/2020 · Leave a comment

How to foster national resilience during a crisis

Tokyo will probably face a massive earthquake in the next 30 years I’ve experienced a few of these alerts in the past few years — and thankfully it’s always been … Continue reading

16/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Past stressful experiences do not create resilience to future trauma, new study finds

What type of person resists evacuation orders? Two tropical storms have already made landfall in the U.S. this year, and the tropics are forecast to remain active for the rest … Continue reading

15/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Reputation resilience: A leadership imperative for the post-Covid world

  How 2020 could get so much worse The hard-working staff here at Spoiler Alerts detailed some reasons for optimism Monday amid a year of catastrophe. There are tentative signs … Continue reading

14/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Organisational resilience: how to build tenacity and innovation for the long run

Lessons from the UAE in how to build resilience during a pandemic A number of measures have appeared in recent months seeking to define good leadership in the era of … Continue reading

13/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Covid-19 Resilience Survey 2: Two-thirds of insurance staff are not keen to return to the office

15 Things Therapists Do When They’re Worried About The Future We turn to therapists to help us navigate life and the difficult situations that come up. And although they may … Continue reading

12/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Resilience the Most Significant Lesson From Pandemic

  Monocultural Resilience At the end of the ongoing global melodrama’s first quarter, it seems reasonable to predict that this will be a two-act play with the final curtain coming … Continue reading

11/06/2020 · Leave a comment

The Biggest Psychological Experiment in History Is Running Now

The Authentic Leader’s Role In Organizational Resilience And Citizenship Like most leadership coaches, I begin each client session with a check-in, inquiring how things have been since our last meeting. … Continue reading

10/06/2020 · Leave a comment

The next pandemic is coming – and sooner than we think, thanks to changes to the environment

The next pandemic is coming – and sooner than we think, thanks to changes to the environment As a researcher who studies communicable diseases, Simon Reid has plenty to ponder … Continue reading

09/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Building Kids’ Resilience through Play Is More Crucial Than Ever

We’re Only 3 Days Into Hurricane Season, And It’s Already a Record-Breaker Just two days into the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Cristobal was churning in the Gulf of … Continue reading

08/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Good Business Processes Are Key to Resilience During Disruption

How Permaculture can Build Resilience and Meet Basic Needs During a Pandemic As COVID-19 spreads, people are showing a growing interest in permaculture principles and techniques to heal their lives, … Continue reading

07/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Want to Build Better Resiliency? Try These Easy Mental Shifts

The Italian Chinatown that can teach us about resilience In mid-February, when the supposed first coronavirus patient was registered in Lombardy, Prato had already been the subject of public debate … Continue reading

06/06/2020 · Leave a comment

The Importance of Leadership Resilience

5 Ways Leaders Can Recharge Business’ Stress Resilience Battery “Please take the day to relax and enjoy time with your families, and above all, please keep in mind that, as … Continue reading

05/06/2020 · Leave a comment

Pandemics are here to stay. Here’s how to prepare for the next one.

New challenges of disaster management in Iran After the earthquake hit Tabas in 1978 with Mw7.4, Manjil in 1990 with Mw7.3 and Bam in 2003 with Mw6.5, some discussions have … Continue reading

04/06/2020 · Leave a comment

From Survive To Thrive: 3 Mindset Shifts That Matter

From Survive To Thrive: 3 Mindset Shifts That Matter It seems that now, a few months into this crisis, we are experiencing a global shift. The panic and chaos of … Continue reading

03/06/2020 · Leave a comment

A busy hurricane season and the coronavirus pandemic ‘is a cataclysmic scenario’

  How the Dutch government uses data to predict the weather and prepare for natural disasters Have you ever wondered what’s behind the weather forecast TV reports? Or who is … Continue reading

02/06/2020 · Leave a comment

10 Things Resilient People Do Every Day

Cyber resilience in a pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has created an economic, financial and industrial wrecking ball, causing plummeting stock markets, mass job losses, company budget cuts and temporary closures … Continue reading

01/06/2020 · Leave a comment

No Resiliency Strategy? You’re Taking a Big Risk.

  No Resiliency Strategy? You’re Taking a Big Risk, Report Warns Utilities Utilities without resilience strategies are taking a risk that jeopardizes their companies and customers, says a new report … Continue reading

31/05/2020 · Leave a comment

To be resilient, start by avoiding the word “happiness”

Resilience Is A Mindset Of Awareness And Practice History is filled with stories of tragedy, upheaval and immense challenges. In Viktor E. Frankel’s book, “Man’s Search for Meaning,” he recounts … Continue reading

30/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Building a Resilient Family: Why Resilience is More Important than Ever

  U.S. lawmaker wants insurers, govt. to share future pandemic business losses U.S. legislation introduced on Tuesday would create a taxpayer-backed insurance program to protect businesses from revenue losses during … Continue reading

29/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Mental Health: Role of the individual for their well-being in the pandemic

  How Do Public Health Emergencies and Natural Disasters Affect Mental Health Care Access? Public health emergencies and disasters often have unique challenges that require flexible solutions. Different disasters and … Continue reading

28/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Helping communities build resilience in children during a time of considerable upheaval

  Builders Call For $13 Billion Stimulus Action Plan A $13.2 billion building and construction stimulus action will stimulate over $30 billion in new economic activity and create more than … Continue reading

27/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Build Mental Resiliency in Young Readers

The Worst Types of Cyclones are Becoming More Likely India and Bangladesh are currently reeling from Cyclone Amphan. The cyclone made landfall on Wednesday, forcing millions into shelters. Prior to … Continue reading

26/05/2020 · Leave a comment

How will COVID-19 impact Nepal’s earthquake-reconstruction efforts?

  Recovery begins after storm ravages Indian, Bangladesh coast Authorities began clearing roads and assessing damage on Friday after Cyclone Amphan barrelled through coastal communities in eastern India and neighbouring … Continue reading

25/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Burnout is an emerging trend threatening employee well-being during the pandemic.

Think it’s bad now? Wait until hurricane and fire seasons start So far, 2020 has been a year of disruption for many Americans. Finances and lives have been upended by … Continue reading

24/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Deloitte Study: When Resilience Can Determine Organizational Survival,

Why future system resilience must be built into recovery plans Personal resilience has been in vogue for a while, and has been given an obvious boost by the pandemic. We … Continue reading

23/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Why we turn to scientists in times of crisis

Experts on how they developed resilience in extremely stressful situations It’s hard to know just how much we can say that self-isolation is causing us to struggle. For every statement … Continue reading

22/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Ten things you can learn from women’s resilience that will help you stay strong in the time of COVID-19

A Short Guide to Disaster Recovery for SMEs Disaster can happen for any company, regardless of size. In terms of IT disasters, common issues result from malware (which may lead … Continue reading

21/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Lessons from COVID-19 Lockdown: How tiny actions can unlock psychological energy to boost motivation

Lessons from COVID-19 Lockdown: How tiny actions can unlock psychological energy to boost motivation “Trapped in prison,” is how one person described the COVID-19 lock down for a month, and … Continue reading

20/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Being able to begin again is at the heart of resilience

  Disasters like COVID-19 bring us together — if we let them Some disasters bring us together. The 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake spawned volunteerism on a scale unprecedented in Japan. … Continue reading

19/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Lessons from past epidemics, natural disasters

Business maps out post-pandemic resilient future The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a harsh blow to businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean but the private sector has a vital role … Continue reading

18/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Military psychologist explains why grit matters as much as intelligence

The New Normal: Building Resilience to Keep Business Moving The past couple of months have brought unprecedented challenges that have interrupted our everyday lives and the way we do business. … Continue reading

17/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Rebuilding from disaster: it doesn’t end when housing aid projects finish

  Organizational Resilience We have now entered a white ocean business world. Given the rapidly evolving enterprise landscape that the global pandemic has thrust us into, cultivating employees who can … Continue reading

16/05/2020 · Leave a comment

7 ways to rebuild Australian resilience

  Making Art Will Keep Your Brain Resilient as You Age Making art can help keep your mental faculties strong as you age, according to a new study out of … Continue reading

15/05/2020 · Leave a comment

How To Apply The Brain Science Of Resilience To The Classroom

Building Flood Resilient Communities in Small Island States The British Virgin Islands (BVI) suffered three catastrophic natural disasters in August and September 2017. In August, the BVI was struck with … Continue reading

14/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Can Adversity Make Us Stronger?

How to build children’s resilience, and your own, amid coronavirus unknowns The world is upside down right now due to coronavirus. Although there are early signs of tentative re-openings for … Continue reading

13/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Teaching Corporate Resilience To Tomorrow’s Leaders

Why Now is the Time to Think Global Perhaps characteristically for the global media, as COVID-19 cases soar in the US and Europe, little attention is being paid to Africa, … Continue reading

12/05/2020 · Leave a comment

April’s Killer Tornadoes Cost Insurers Billions in Claims: Aon Report Extensive severe weather events in the United States during April cost insurers billions of dollars, according to the latest edition … Continue reading

11/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Building Organizational Resilience Through Learning

When a Black Swan Comes The Second Line of Defense team have been involved in crises management situations throughout their careers. And crises management is a key issue in which … Continue reading

10/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Don’t look now, but the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season could break records

Trans Communities Are Demonstrating Incredible Resilience In late February, New Orleans hosted its annual Mardi Gras celebrations. As usual, there were vivid floats, crowds galore, and attendees adorned in green, … Continue reading

09/05/2020 · Leave a comment

How to build resilience through COVID-19

To Be More Resilient in a Crisis, Focus on Meaning, Not Happiness here are a lot of sad, stressed people out there right now, pacing their homes wondering how to … Continue reading

08/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Study finds that two-thirds of UK organizations surveyed had no pandemic plans in place before COVID-19

What Rome Learned From the Deadly Antonine Plague of 165 A.D. round 165 A.D., the Anatolian town of Hierapolis erected a statue to the god Apollo Alexikakos, the Averter of … Continue reading

07/05/2020 · Leave a comment

4 ways to build organisational resilience

Elder Millenials Are The Most Resilient Generation Technically, I’m a Millennial. According to the Pew Research Center, anyone born between 1981 and 1996 is a Millennial, and I was born … Continue reading

06/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Having A Trustworthy Boss Is Good, But Being Resilient Is Better

This Pandemic Has Exposed The Missing Piece In Employee Engagement The current pandemic and scores of employees working remotely have shown that employee engagement is not entirely dependent on having … Continue reading

05/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Building Resilience in the Days of the Coronavirus: Lessons from the Great Depression

Dubrovnik: The medieval city designed around quarantine Since ancient times, societies have attempted to separate people with disease from those who remained unaffected, with references to self-isolation dating back to … Continue reading

04/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Psychological Trauma Is the Next Crisis for Coronavirus Health Workers

Cities face 100 million ‘new poor’ in post-pandemic world: experts bout 100 million people living in cities worldwide will likely fall into poverty due to the coronavirus pandemic, urban experts … Continue reading

03/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Can AI predict the next big flood before it happens?

The COVID College Experience: Building Resilience, Finding Structure And Maintaining Connection The COVID-19 experience represents a traumatic experience for everyone. The combination of stressors seems limitless, and includes fear of … Continue reading

02/05/2020 · Leave a comment

9/11 or coronavirus, which one is the biggest disaster for America so far?

9/11 or coronavirus, which one is the biggest disaster for America so far? Nearly two decades after Manhattan’s Twin Towers fell in history’s deadliest attack on US soil, the coronavirus … Continue reading

01/05/2020 · Leave a comment

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

What a Coronavirus Restoration Might Look Like

Pop up mall a boost for resilient community The opening today of Mogo’s pop up shopping mall, a Business Council project to re-house bushfire destroyed small businesses, is testament to … Continue reading

31/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Why the White House, and Business, Should Heed the Waffle House Index

Study to capture experiences of pregnant women during disasters Pregnancy is stressful at the best of times and the last six months have been anything but ideal. Now researchers from … Continue reading

30/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Looking Ahead—100 Quotes on Strength and Resilience to Help Get Us Through Tough Times

Coronavirus anxiety: cognitive therapist says one word can help ease your feelings If you’re anything like us, the coronavirus crisis will be bringing a riot of emotions to the surface … Continue reading

29/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Resilient Leadership Is Successful In Uncertain Times

After the Avalanche In January 1995, an avalanche hit the small town of Súðavík in the Westfjords. The town was decimated, and out of the 227 inhabitants, 14 people died. … Continue reading

28/03/2020 · Leave a comment

COVID-19 dubbed a “natural disaster” by U.S. credit agencies. Take steps now to protect your finances

  Force Majeure: The Lasting Fight In The Wake Of Coronavirus Regardless of whether you subscribe to a specific faith or belief system, the phrase “Act of God” is one … Continue reading

27/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Why resilience is the key to future security

Why resilience is the key to future security Resilience is at the heart of information security. As threats adapt and evolve and we accept that systems will be compromised, it … Continue reading

26/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Weathering COVID-19: financial resilience

Business continuity: Coronavirus crisis puts CIOs’ plans to the test As the Covid-19 coronavirus rattles industries, it’s more important than ever for IT leaders to ensure employees have the tools … Continue reading

25/03/2020 · Leave a comment

New study: Workplace Stress Management Market forecasts till 2025

How to Expand Your Company’s Resilience Zone During the Coronavirus Crisis Crisis management is the unsung skill required of great leaders. It’s often overlooked–until a situation like the one confronting … Continue reading

24/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Doing the Dirty Work: Resilience Workers Deserve Better

Covid-19 is exposing America’s resilience—and vulnerability IT IS HARD to pick the best illustration of the administration’s failings on covid-19. There have been so many. Having been in the crowd … Continue reading

23/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Climate prediction study reveals a better way to prepare for natural disasters

Tackling the disproportionate impact of disasters on women The Philippines is the most susceptible country in the world to climate change hazards and ranks third highest in exposure to disaster … Continue reading

22/03/2020 · Leave a comment

COVID-19 Puts Our Resilience to the Test

  Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina: Some populations at higher risk during COVID-19 pandemic Michael Zakour, professor of social work at West Virginia University, lived through Hurricane Katrina and studied … Continue reading

21/03/2020 · Leave a comment

What is COVID-19 doing to our mental health?

Should you consider “natural disasters” when looking for a home? Location is one of the biggest considerations Australians typically take note of when buying a home, but with recent events … Continue reading

20/03/2020 · Leave a comment

China’s resilience against COVID-19

‘This Is an Unprecedented Disaster’: Art Schools Are Scrambling to Develop Contingency Plans for Students as Education Moves Online As governments around the world race to catch up with the … Continue reading

19/03/2020 · Leave a comment

5.7 magnitude earthquake in Utah knocks out power to thousands and diverts flights

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes south of Bali, Indonesia: EMSC An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck south of Bali, Indonesia, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Wednesday. The quake … Continue reading

18/03/2020 · Leave a comment

The pandemic highlights the man-made disasters to come

What to do when you’re cooped up at home For the next few weeks, many of us here in Ireland – and possibly where you are — will feel like … Continue reading

17/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Artistic Response to Natural Disasters: The Case of New Orleans

Japan’s experience with earthquakes can help teach us to learn to live with floods The intense rainfall from storms this winter has caused severe flooding in numerous cities across the … Continue reading

16/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Protecting Wetlands Yields Staggering Economic Benefit, Study Finds

At least five people dead as thunderstorms cause widespread flooding across Egypt Thunderstorms packing heavy rains and lightning caused widespread flooding across Egypt on Thursday, killing at least five people … Continue reading

15/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Study shows migrant teens are more resilient to trauma than other youths

  NSW bushfire crisis survivors find resilience, optimism along road to recovery But despite the devastation and the loss, there is hope — even an opportunity for personal growth. It … Continue reading

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PTSD: Lessons Learned From the Armenia Earthquake

  ‘Be Earthquake Aware and Prepared, Not Scared’, a key takeaway as 2020 National Earthquake Conference Concludes The quadrennial 2020 National Earthquake Conference (#NEC2020), which took place this week in … Continue reading

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7 Hot Facts About the Pacific Ring of Fire

Business Bulletin: How to avoid disaster scams and fraud Natural disasters like tornadoes, flooding, storms, wildfires and hurricanes, often bring out the best in people, as strangers reach out to … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Who will be hit hardest by the outbreak?

How Chile could avoid financial disaster after nature strikes The World Bank and Chilean disaster resilience institute Itrend have started a pilot program to make the country’s infrastructure more resilient. … Continue reading

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Why cyber resilience should be a priority for every business – and how to get there

After Tornado, Nashville Braces for Disaster Capitalism Early on the morning of March 3, hours after a tornado devastated parts of Nashville, Anne Barnett grabbed her chainsaw and got to … Continue reading

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How Resilient Are You at Work?

Office politics most common cause of workplace stress A study of 1,815 employees has found that work-related office politics (37%) are the most common cause of workplace stress, alongside a … Continue reading

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Building resilience key in boosting mental health says wellness event organiser

Human skill and expertise singled out as the most important element of a cyber resilience approach by over 40 per cent of respondents in latest Infosecurity Europe poll More than … Continue reading

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The Year Without Summer review – volcanic tales of changed climate

  Grocery stores can be anchors of resilience during disasters As COVID-19 unfolds across the world, we are reminded of how global our food supply chain has become (e.g., fruit … Continue reading

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Bushfires and the role of general practice

Disasters, planning and Australian tourism Australia’s devastating bushfire season of 2019-2020 highlights our country’s vulnerabilities to the effects of climate change. The events also impact on global perceptions of Australia; … Continue reading

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Most Americans are not prepared for a disaster. Now survival kits are all over Instagram.

How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle The world is currently in the longest business cycle since the National Bureau of Economic Research has kept records. Investors, executives, … Continue reading

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Ecological Existential Dread: We Need to Talk about our Feelings

Ecological Existential Dread: We Need to Talk about our Feelings Just as the smoke disperses from fire-ravaged parts of the world, the spectre of ecological breakdown is creeping into humanity’s … Continue reading

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Lead Your Business Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Business resilience is all about planning for the future I look at resilience in a number of different ways, it is not just about cash flow and balance sheets. I … Continue reading

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Bouncing back: How to fail fast and grow your resilience at work

6 ways to become more resilient immediately Emotional “body blows” often come without warning. You’ve made a big mistake. You got fired. You got bad news from a medical test. … Continue reading

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What Machiavelli would do about climate change

Strategies to boost disaster resistance Disaster-resilience strategies for three regions in Queensland have been released as part of the State’s Resilient Queensland in Action plan to address the Sunshine State’s … Continue reading

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Ugandans should embrace wetlands to rid-off disasters

  Severe Flooding Threatens Lives and Futures in Burundi The torrential rains began in December, triggering landslides and massive flooding across northern Burundi, one of the world’s poorest countries. Roads, … Continue reading

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Planning for a pandemic: is your business prepared?

  Trump mocked sea wall to protect N.J. from flooding. Now the project is halted. An ambitious and controversial plan for protecting New Jersey and New York from future Sandy-like … Continue reading

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4 Factors That May Lower PTSD Risk and Bolster Resilience

How Creative Writing Can Boost Students’ Resilience It is required of a teacher to help build a sense of community amongst students. A safe and healthy environment would benefit students, … Continue reading

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How to Raise Climate-Resilient Kids

  Mangrove forests protect coastlines. ‘Synthetic mangroves’ could do the same for cities. Humans have lots of reasons to thank mangroves. These swampy, stilt-rooted trees store massive amounts of carbon … Continue reading

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Will we learn from the bushfire summer?

Indonesian flash flooding sweeps nearly 250 students into river leaving seven dead, three missing A mass search-and-rescue operation has been mounted to find the bodies and survivors of a tragic … Continue reading

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The Hero’s Journey to Resilience and Thriving in the Context of Disaster

  Disaster & Resilience International Summit (DR 2020) The Disaster & Resilience International Summit is a trilingual (French, English, Spanish) event to be hold in Montreal (Canada) from June 16 … Continue reading

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The importance of being positive: How to build a resilient business mindset

  Device inspired by mangroves could help clear up flood water A novel approach to removing salt from water, inspired by mangrove trees, has been revealed by researchers who say … Continue reading

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How Art and Design makes us more disaster resilient

I made bushfire maps from satellite data, and found a glaring gap in Australia’s preparedness On the night of January 9 2020, my wife and I secured our Kangaroo Island … Continue reading

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How to achieve operational resilience

  How to achieve operational resilience What can I do to manage vulnerabilities in my systems and achieve operational resilience? A: Operational resilience can be defined as a company’s ability … Continue reading

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Recovery, rebuilding and resilience: How bushfire-affected businesses can emerge stronger

Regional towns at risk of losing residents in exodus after bushfires Bushfire-devastated communities run the risk of losing residents to the capital cities, with economists warning that rebuilding efforts may … Continue reading

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Extreme weather to overload urban power grids, study shows

Facing the flames: How Portugal is preparing for increased fire risk Controlled fires and herds of goats are two of the key weapons being deployed in Portugal to adapt to … Continue reading

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Earthquake preparedness – where do we start?

Emergent Resilience for Health, Community, and Our Climate Kevin Gallagher (KG): One of the first steps as a society would be to rebuild a sense of belonging and community. As … Continue reading

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15 Ways to Build Emotional Resilience in Your Life and Business

Is your organisation prepared for the coronavirus? Advice from a business resilience expert With thousands of cases reported, and the World Health Organisation declaring it a global health emergency, the … Continue reading

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Ancient people tried to stop rising seas with spears or fiery boulders

The Bahamas Is Still Coping With Destruction Caused by Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian affected more than 70,000 people in the region. Why Global Citizens Should Care Hurricane Dorian has already … Continue reading

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The resilience triangle: Relieving global catastrophe losses

Australia’s Bushfires Brought 113 Species Closer To Extinction Australia has been through the wringer this year. The disastrous bushfire season has led to a dramatic increase in carbon emissions, crazy … Continue reading

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Australia bushfires ignite calls for indigenous fire practices

Is an Aboriginal tale of an ancient volcano the oldest story ever told? Long ago, four giant beings arrived in southeast Australia. Three strode out to other parts of the … Continue reading

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How People Learn to Become Resilient

5 Ways Mentally Tough People Deal With Stress and Anxiety Do you have anxious thoughts, fears, and worries that invade your space daily? Anxiety is often the result of fears … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Fires Released Billions of Tons of CO2 in 2019

This weekend we’re watching: Films about resilience We look at films about people fighting against the status quo and stories that serve as a reflection of society. Some are biographical, … Continue reading

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The resilient brain

A New Workplace Study Says Happy and Burnout-Proof Employees Boils Down to 3 Things There are now over 200 classifications of mental illness, the most recent being one that plagues … Continue reading

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Bushfires are ‘Australia’s war’ and that means we need a battle plan

What does a resilient community look like? Solastalgia has been described as the wider sense of loss felt when one’s home environment is damaged or degraded – a concept not … Continue reading

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71 Cities in Japan At ‘Very High’ Risk of 3-Meter-High Tsunami Within the Next 30 Years

Wikipedia, a source of information on natural disasters biased towards rich countries The study corresponds to a line of research led by Carlos Castillo, coordinator of the Web Science and … Continue reading

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