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Stronger storms mean new ‘category six’ scale may be needed

Hurricane Harvey Destroyed More Vehicles Than Any Single Event in America. This Is the Aftermath Disasters are always fascinating. From fender benders to war, humans will stop and stare at … Continue reading

23/02/2018 · Leave a comment

The Low-Tech Secret to Cyber Resilience

Urban poor women can lead the way Speakers at a roundtable yesterday said urban poor women can play a leadership role in disaster and risk management in their communities if … Continue reading

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UNESCO demonstrates multi-pronged approach to resilient cities

Sense of well-being falls In a year that saw natural disasters, mass shootings and political upheaval, a healthy economy didn’t seem to improve Americans’ dispositions. Many states witnessed declines in … Continue reading

21/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Studying stress of Hurricane Harvey and pregnancy

The role of data during natural disasters According to the United Nations, India is the third worst-affected country by natural disasters since 1995. In 2013, British risk analysis firm Maplecroft, … Continue reading

20/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Cape Town prepares for ‘Day Zero’

Cape Town prepares for ‘Day Zero’ South Africa’s most popular tourist city is running out of water. The drought that’s plagued the Western Cape Province has dragged on for three … Continue reading

19/02/2018 · Leave a comment

America’s Corn Belt is making its own weather

America’s Corn Belt is making its own weather The Great Plains of the central United States—America’s Corn Belt—is one of the most fertile regions on Earth, producing more than 10 … Continue reading

18/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Researcher’s fieldwork builds understanding of community resilience, recovery in face of disaster

How confident are you in your business’s ability to recover? According to Davies, organisations should be building resilience competence that does not just address business continuity. “This resilience should be … Continue reading

17/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Drought-hit Cape Town learns lessons hard way

By 2100 Cities Are Going To Become Unbearably Warm A heat wave is one of the deadliest forms of environmental extreme, and in the concrete jungle of a city its … Continue reading

16/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Green infrastructure for disaster resilience : exploring connections with scenario planning

End of the World Atlas’ Reveals Future Human-Nature Conflicts The world is rapidly becoming more urban, but as cities grow in size, their impact on Earth’s biodiversity grows in step. … Continue reading

15/02/2018 · Leave a comment

What Cape Town can learn from Australia’s millennium drought

Contractor promised 30 million meals to Puerto Rico. Only 50,000 were delivered. Lawmakers ask why. Two Democrats are calling for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to be subpoenaed for documents … Continue reading

14/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Cyclone destroys Parliament House, homes on Tonga, Fiji next

Cyclone Gita: Aid arrives in Tonga as the storm builds on it’s way to Fiji Australia and New Zealand have flown emergency aid supplies to Tonga where the clean-up from … Continue reading

13/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Creating a flood resilient city: Moving from disaster response to disaster resilience

Mapped: How monsoon rains could submerge Rohingya refugee camps Data released by aid groups shows that floods could submerge one third of the land in the cramped Kutupalong-Balukhali mega-camp, which … Continue reading

13/02/2018 · Leave a comment

These Lego-style homes can withstand earthquakes and cost under $6,500 to build

Today’s faulty tsunami warning is a reminder that tsunamis can happen on the US East Coast, too On Tuesday morning, phones across the US East Coast, Gulf of Mexico, and … Continue reading

12/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Scaffolding of support helps build resilience, studies find

How to Cultivate Emotional Stability (Even When Life Gets Crazy) Emotional stability is a desirable trait. It means you can withstand difficult situations, handle adversity, and remain productive and capable … Continue reading

11/02/2018 · Leave a comment

La Niña is on its way out. What does that mean for California?

The race to predict hurricanes Since climate change has been linked to more extreme weather events, predicting future weather is extremely important. Climate change means that extreme weather events, such … Continue reading

10/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Recovery time from workplace stress is key to developing resilience

How Core Values Foster Resilience in Educators Knowing and acting on core values is essential to being a resilient educator—and resilience is key to managing the continuous challenges that any … Continue reading

09/02/2018 · Leave a comment

A Map Shows What Happens When Our World Gets Four Degrees Warmer: The Colorado River Dries Up, Antarctica Urbanizes, Polynesia Vanishes

Developing resilience Given a year to create an impact, AmeriCorps VISTA workers Colin Hendrickson and Andrianna Betts have sought to make the most of their time in helping Minot build … Continue reading

08/02/2018 · Leave a comment

How working with wetlands can reduce flood risks in cities

Need of the hour is shift from cyber security to cyber resilience The global cyber security industry needs to develop its people, processes, policies and technologies to collectively rebuild the … Continue reading

07/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience and its Importance During Breast Cancer

  Forget Hygge, get ready for Sisu: Are you tough enough for the latest Nordic trend? The Snowflake generation has been singled out and ridiculed for their lack of coping … Continue reading

06/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience at work: the building blocks you need for focus and productivity

Lessons in resilience for millennials Any company designed for success in the 21st century must harness the skills and passion of millennials, the digital natives born into an era of … Continue reading

05/02/2018 · Leave a comment

The Next Big Volcano Could Briefly Cool Earth. NASA Wants to Be Ready.

Giant Volcano In Mexico Is Erupting and Authorities Are Warning People to Stay Away he Mexican government has warned that a major eruption could be imminent at a large volcano … Continue reading

04/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Cuba tourism slides in wake of Hurricane Irma

Disasters are destroying places we hold dear. What we do next will make all the difference. When fires, floods and other major disruptions alter natural areas, our first instinct is … Continue reading

03/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Small businesses need disaster plans for bad behavior

Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh square miles, biggest disaster relief ops after 2004 tsunami Kochi: The Indian Navy’s rescue mission in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi was … Continue reading

02/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Oregon is unprepared to deal with major earthquake, tsunami, says audit

Oregon is unprepared to deal with major earthquake, tsunami, says audit Oregon is nowhere near ready to deal with a catastrophic earthquake or tsunami like the predicted Big One, according … Continue reading

01/02/2018 · Leave a comment

‘The Cookie Cure’ embodies importance of human resilience

Leading the way in workforce wellbeing A local Further Education college is leading the way in employee wellbeing by hosting a conference dedicated to building resilience in the workplace. Entitled … Continue reading

31/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Myanmar to plant protective mangrove forest along southern coast against natural disasters

Myanmar to plant protective mangrove forest along southern coast against natural disasters Myanmar is planning to plant a mangrove forest along the Gulf of Mottma in the southern coast of … Continue reading

30/01/2018 · Leave a comment

The importance of resilience in an ever-changing world

Paris floods: River Seine expected to surge higher and reach peak as French capital braces for more flooding The River Seine is expected to peak at a level of six … Continue reading

29/01/2018 · Leave a comment

How can we measure resilience?

Weaving Resiliency Into The Fabric Of Your Organization A disaster can leave a business in tatters, either literally taking it down like an extreme weather event can do, or leaving … Continue reading

28/01/2018 · 1 Comment

A CIO’s top tip for building career resilience

Schools should teach children resilience to help them in the workplace Schools should teach children resilience through public speaking and sport to help them in the workplace, the new Education … Continue reading

27/01/2018 · Leave a comment

How to Build Engaged and Resilient Teams

  The Natural Disasters Of 2017’s Impact On The Housing Market Will Surprise You Realtor.com recently released research and analysis on the impact of 2017’s natural disasters on the country’s … Continue reading

26/01/2018 · Leave a comment

This Smart Home Technology Is the Best Defense Against Natural Disasters

This Smart Home Technology Is the Best Defense Against Natural Disasters With the West coast assaulted by wildfires and the deadly mudslides that California’s years-long drought has wrought, some green … Continue reading

25/01/2018 · 1 Comment

Biodiversity for Resilience Against Natural Disasters

Toronto Millennials are killing stereotypes by giving back to their city More than 90 of Toronto’s Millennial and Gen X philanthropists are bucking stereotypes about their generations and collectively pledging … Continue reading

24/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Deep Learning Could Help First Responders Offer Critical Aid in the Wake of Disasters

How this small Houston community survived Hurricane Harvey when other parts didn’t A small thunderstorm three years ago pushed more than a foot of floodwater into Stan Cook’s home in … Continue reading

23/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Psychotherapist Philippa Perry’s guide to resilience in the workplace

Psychotherapist Philippa Perry’s guide to resilience in the workplace Your strength is not in your resilience, it is in recognizing and owning your vulnerability. We need to be ourselves with … Continue reading

22/01/2018 · Leave a comment

World’s largest non-governmental climate insurance scheme launched

How Businesses Face Man-Made Tsunami It is difficult to recall a time when corporate life was straightforward and clear of duplicitous decision-making, global economic woes, political threats and climate destruction. … Continue reading

21/01/2018 · Leave a comment

To Become More Resilient, Boston Takes a “Landscape First” Approach

To Become More Resilient, Boston Takes a “Landscape First” Approach Instead of simply responding to catastrophe, Boston is getting out front on climate change. As part of its Climate Ready … Continue reading

20/01/2018 · Leave a comment

50 years since Sicily’s earthquake, an urban disaster of a different kind

We All Nearly Missed The Largest Underwater Volcano Eruption Ever Recorded She was flying home from a holiday in Samoa when she saw it through the airplane window: a “peculiar … Continue reading

19/01/2018 · Leave a comment

When an Earthquake Hits Next Door

Raised stepping stones allow Dutch bridge to remain accessible during a flood Rising water levels don’t cause many problems for this bridge in the Dutch city of Nijmegen – it … Continue reading

18/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Watch: A story of Resilience and Recovery (documentary on British Virgin Islands called BVI STRONG)

Documentary filmed on hurricane response in British Virgin Islands The British Virgin Islands’ story of resilience and recovery will hit the international scene through a newly-released 18-minute video documentary this … Continue reading

17/01/2018 · Leave a comment

World’s Biggest Weather Threat Isn’t Hurricanes

“This is not a drill”: My 38 minutes of terror in Hawaii My husband and I had just finished eating breakfast, and our 18-month-old daughter Anna was quietly playing with … Continue reading

16/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Boiled bats and iced iguanas: How extreme weather affects wildlife

BOM annual climate statement shows 2017 was Australia’s third-warmest year on record The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has confirmed 2017 was Australia’s third-warmest year on record, with temperatures almost a … Continue reading

15/01/2018 · Leave a comment

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its science of happiness, human … Continue reading

14/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids

“Elastic Minds”: Case Studies in Mental Resilience and Agility Costa Mesa, CA: “Dr. Dave” Cornelius long-ago established his reputation as a pioneer of modern thought. With a doctorate in Management, … Continue reading

13/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Officials in Puerto Rico greatly underestimated the death toll from Hurricane Maria — here’s why

Business continuity plans vital in light of weather events The number of storm and flood insurance claims in New Zealand has increased by 56% over the past three years and … Continue reading

12/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Will 2018 Bring Massive Earthquakes? Earth Could Enter High Seismic Activity Period

Will 2018 Bring Massive Earthquakes? Earth Could Enter High Seismic Activity Period As the new year dawns on us, the first horrible news is already out for the year. Scientists … Continue reading

11/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience: the new normal

Hurricanes blew away Puerto Rico’s power grid. Now solar power is rising to fill the void. More than three months after Hurricanes Maria and Irma slammed their island, over a … Continue reading

10/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Batman’s Gotham City provides test case for community resilience model

What Is A Bomb Cyclone? Massive Storm To Hit East Coast It seems like the cold weather conditions in eastern United States are set to get worse in the latter … Continue reading

09/01/2018 · Leave a comment

3 Must Have Skill Sets to Create a Resilient Mindset

Tomorrow Me app being designed to build resilience, improve mental wellbeing of young jobseekers AN app is in the works to teach young Victorians struggling to get a job to … Continue reading

08/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Get used to saying ‘bomb cyclone.’ This is our climate now.

Authorities take precautions as rivers across Germany continue to flood Snow melt in the Alps and volatile weather patterns have caused rivers across Germany to break their banks. Europe’s most … Continue reading

07/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Study suggests slow Puerto Rico recovery could enhance PTSD among residents

The Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Allegory, particularly in the form of personification, was one of the most important forms through which late Medieval society attempted to understand itself. And … Continue reading

06/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Understanding Resilience Through A Wealth Psychology Expert’s Eyes

Managerial burnout – whose responsibility is it? Peter was in a restaurant when the first panic attack happened. He was completely overwhelmed by it and had no idea what caused … Continue reading

05/01/2018 · Leave a comment

PhD student helping refugees prepare for natural disasters

Connecting the dots between 2017’s natural disasters and climate From hurricanes to wildfires, heatwaves, and droughts, 2017 was a devastating year all across the planet, and while we tend to … Continue reading

04/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Earthquake and tsunami warning messages in Japan coming directly to Android 8.1 Oreo

Earthquake and tsunami warning messages in Japan coming directly to Android 8.1 Oreo Given Japan’s propensity for earthquakes and tsunamis, having a standardized system to alert people of the risk … Continue reading

03/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Banks See Spikes in Suspicious Activity After Disasters

Queenslanders ‘least prepared’ for natural disasters WITH a scorching summer underway, it’s time to prepare for natural disasters. Seventeen per cent of Queensland residents say they aren’t prepared in the … Continue reading

02/01/2018 · Leave a comment

How New York City is tackling a mental health crisis spurred by Hurricane Sandy

Water world: floating architecture is a booming business, thanks to Dutch design A famous saying credits the Dutch for having literally created the Netherlands. This does justice to Holland’s formidable … Continue reading

01/01/2018 · Leave a comment

How Art and Design makes us more disaster resilient

Deborah Butterfield Transforms Wreckage From the Great East Japan Earthquake Into Serene Equine Monuments—See Them Here What the Gallery Says: “For the artist, found materials are a continued source of … Continue reading

31/12/2017 · Leave a comment

China’s ‘sponge cities’ are turning streets green to combat flooding

China’s ‘sponge cities’ are turning streets green to combat flooding A small part of Shanghai is turning greener, street by street. In the Lingang district, pavements are lined with trees, … Continue reading

30/12/2017 · Leave a comment

As sea levels rise, researchers use A.I. to monitor urban flooding

The hurricane in Puerto Rico has become a man-made disaster, with a death toll threatening to eclipse Katrina’s. On Wednesday, September 20, the eye of Hurricane Maria cut a slash … Continue reading

29/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Pacific children bear mental scars of climate disasters

MeQuilibrium Enhances Digital Resilience Platform with Sleep Module MeQuilibrium, a provider of workplace resilience solutions, enhancements its meQ Engage product with several new modules, including a sleep module. The company’s … Continue reading

28/12/2017 · Leave a comment

The Most Expensive Weather Year Ever

Hurricanes and wildfires in the US send global disaster damage bill soaring to $306bn Global losses from natural and man-made disasters have soared to $306bn (£228bn) this year, with the … Continue reading

27/12/2017 · Leave a comment

More than 200 killed in Philippines mudslides and floods as storm hits

More than 200 killed in Philippines mudslides and floods as storm hits A tropical storm in the Philippines has triggered mudslides and floods killing more than 200 people with many … Continue reading

26/12/2017 · Leave a comment

A wildfire survivor reveals the key to disaster comeback

Global disaster costs more than double to $136bn Natural and man made disasters caused $136bn of insured losses in 2017, the third highest on record, according to new estimates from … Continue reading

25/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Maria killed 64 Puerto Ricans. Another 1,000 died because the disaster response was inadequate.

Caring for disaster victims’ mental well-being: A first responder’s story   In my day job, I am a professor of social work and associate dean of academic affairs for the … Continue reading

24/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Climate-Change Disasters Cost U.S. More Than $200 Billion This Year

California Wildfires Spark Utility Investigations and New Regulations Southern California is under siege from multiple wildfires, fuelled by extreme heat and the fiercest Santa Ana winds to hit the region … Continue reading

23/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Grief, loss & resilience

Bid to strengthen disaster resilience The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) board of directors has approved a total of $US15 million ($F31m) in financing, comprised of policy-based loans and grants, for … Continue reading

22/12/2017 · Leave a comment

The year is 2037. This is what happens when the hurricane hits Miami

Large Swaths of Southern California Are in Ruins Thanks to the Catastrophic Thomas Fire Wildfires in California have continued to ravage large portions of the state, with the Thomas fire … Continue reading

21/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Using Good Governance to Mitigate Natural Disasters

Using Good Governance to Mitigate Natural Disasters What makes a community vulnerable to climate change-intensified natural disasters is not any dearth of technology but a lack of good governance, according … Continue reading

20/12/2017 · Leave a comment

How Technology Is Advancing Emergency Response And Survival During Natural Disasters

How Technology Is Advancing Emergency Response And Survival During Natural Disasters This was the year of natural disasters, from deadly earthquakes to record-breaking floods and California wildfires still burning today. … Continue reading

19/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Building a Resilience Advantage in Healthcare

F oster patience and resilience in our youth   My recent piece in the week’s Sunday Nation about the end of formal employment drew intriguing comments, but one of them … Continue reading

18/12/2017 · Leave a comment

How Businesses Should Approach Social Media During Times of Disaster

What It’s Like to Evacuate a Museum in a Natural Disaster The journalist was not having it. He tailed the museum director out the door. “Are you looting the museum … Continue reading

17/12/2017 · Leave a comment

One-third of forests aren’t growing back after wildfire

The La Tuna Canyon fire burns over Burbank, California, U.S. (Image: Reuters) A cluster of particularly destructive natural disasters in 2017 has pockmarked the nation with devastation. Numbers for Hurricanes … Continue reading

16/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Homeland Security wants its employees to learn mindfulness, but is that the best way to build resilience?

What would disaster look like in your city? ‘Deep Empathy’ uses A.I. to show you It’s a common observation: some terrible tragedy, inflicted by either humans or nature, takes place … Continue reading

15/12/2017 · Leave a comment

A Year for Building Resilience as Uncertainty Persists

3 ways to protect your pets when disaster strikes While you can’t always avoid the devastation wrought by wildfires and other natural disasters, they say there are at least three steps pet owners … Continue reading

14/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Deadliest Natural Disasters in 2017

The Mystery Ships of Hurricane Irma Are Washing Up on Florida’s Coast The day after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, Randy Lathrop jumped on his bike at first light to assess … Continue reading

13/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Wildfires scorch a hole through Southern California’s mythology of paradise

Wildfires scorch a hole through Southern California’s mythology of paradise Southern California is the landscape of dreams, or so the mythology goes. Newcomers arrive. They raise the roof beam high … Continue reading

12/12/2017 · Leave a comment

How These Female Leaders Practice Resilience Every Day

Grief and Resilience on the Frontlines of the Worsening Opioid Overdose Crisis Zoë Dodd reached a breaking point this February when her longtime mentor and prominent drug policy advocate, Raffi … Continue reading

11/12/2017 · Leave a comment

There’s Very Little That’s “Natural” About Climate-Induced Disasters

There’s Very Little That’s “Natural” About Climate-Induced Disasters Traditionally, we’ve labelled events over which we have no influence or control “acts of God” or “natural disasters.” But what’s “natural” about … Continue reading

10/12/2017 · Leave a comment

What It’s Like to Get Caught in a Wildfire

What It’s Like to Get Caught in a Wildfire I never thought we were going to die. Even when the canyon air filled with smoke, when the flames came rushing … Continue reading

09/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Building a resilient workforce

Green growth: It’s not business as usual RE: “Innovative financing ‘key to implementation of green growth agenda’” (The New Times, December 5). With green growth and climate resilience strategy, human … Continue reading

08/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Workplace compassion ‘is vital for business success’

Rare Manuscript Exhibit Explores How Climate Disasters Create Monsters In April 1815, a volcano in the East Indies erupted with cataclysmic force, releasing a plume of ash that circled the … Continue reading

07/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Risky business: when will the threat of natural disaster hit property prices?

Communities Stepping up in the Face of Disaster: Lessons from the Mexico City Earthquake Recently, Mexico City’s civil society illustrated how an empowered community naturally coalesces and mitigates a disaster’s … Continue reading

06/12/2017 · Leave a comment

This Year’s Hurricane Season Was the Costliest Ever. Now What?

Improving Access and Disaster Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities in Samoa Samoa has implemented the Enhanced Road Access Project to restore important road assets damaged by extreme weather, also to … Continue reading

05/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Whose Disaster Is It?

Whose Disaster Is It? With its pink sands and warm water, Bermuda is a great place to visit. It’s also a great place to live. It has the fourth-highest per … Continue reading

04/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Disaster zones could soon be salvaged by teams of smart devices – here’s how

Businesses taught to be resilient to natural disasters THE Business Continuity Planning — Train the Trainers workshop held at the Takia Hotel in Labasa yesterday is expected to make businesses … Continue reading

03/12/2017 · Leave a comment

How to cope with fears of a nuclear disaster

Lacklustre on-farm disaster recovery highlights need for a new approach The latest severe weather event experienced by Queensland farmers and the ensuing processes have again highlighted why the Queensland Farmers’ … Continue reading

02/12/2017 · Leave a comment

How to survive an apocalypse

How to survive an apocalypse LONDON-From Hurricane Irma to the Northern California wildfires, this year has seen its fair share of natural disasters. These disasters may have you thinking about … Continue reading

01/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Why resilience is the top predictor of success today

A story of resilience Jeremy Meed’s strength is tested every time he hauls himself up into his truck from his wheelchair. Meed lifts his whole body weight up into the … Continue reading

30/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Expert reveals the five key things city dwellers should do if disaster strikes

Interoperability During Disasters: Lessons from Tragedy More than 600 people were rushed to Las Vegas hospitals after the shooting rampage at a country music festival on October 1, some of … Continue reading

29/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters in Australia to Cost A$39 Billion a Year by 2050

Interoperability During Disasters: Lessons from Tragedy More than 600 people were rushed to Las Vegas hospitals after the shooting rampage at a country music festival on October 1, some of … Continue reading

28/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Mexican Economy Shrank in Third Quarter as Natural Disasters Hit

US$2 billion lost to natural disasters in 2017 It is estimated that Việt Nam has lost VNĐ45 trillion (US$2 billion) due to natural disasters this year, Nguyễn Đỗ Anh Tuấn, … Continue reading

27/11/2017 · Leave a comment

A new European system to tackle natural disasters

Global hot spot: Exceptional heat pushes up ocean temperatures off Australia Australia is home to a global hot spot for sea-surface temperatures, with a record burst of prolonged heat in … Continue reading

26/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Tourist industry worldwide shows resilience to terror

Resilience Not Toughness – Award Winning Founder On Redefining Perceptions Of Women In Business Healthy snack company, Propercorn has come a long way in just six years.  Conceived by Cassandra … Continue reading

25/11/2017 · Leave a comment

You Can Become More Resilient, Even if You Grew Up With Emotional Neglect

Grammy-Winning Jazz Artist Gregory Porter On Staying Resilient And True To Your Passions Nobody ever says, “Hey kid. You want to be a success? Become a jazz musician.” How did … Continue reading

24/11/2017 · Leave a comment

La Nina likely to develop in the Pacific by December

Phoenix Will Be Almost Unlivable by 2050 Thanks to Climate Change Sorry to put such a fine point on this, but even without climate change, Phoenix, Arizona, is already pretty … Continue reading

23/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Earthquakes Expected To Double In Number In 2018 As Earth’s Rotation Slows

  Earthquakes Expected To Double In Number In 2018 As Earth’s Rotation Slows A team of scientists presented a research paper to the Geological Society of America, revealing some ground shaking … Continue reading

22/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Stories of climate vulnerability and resilience in Fiji

  Is Resilience Falling Victim to Political Expediency? With media reports suggesting that at least 124 people have died because of Hurricane Irma and that more than 60 have lost … Continue reading

21/11/2017 · Leave a comment

How well is London prepared for disaster

How well is London prepared for disaster? We’ve become accustomed to seeing the acronyms CEO and CFO among job titles at most municipalities and other corporations. But there’s a new … Continue reading

20/11/2017 · Leave a comment

These Cities May Be At Risk Of Drowning Due To Global Warming, According To NASA

These Cities May Be At Risk Of Drowning Due To Global Warming, According To NASA While the effects of melting glaciers on Earth’s sea levels have been widely cited, NASA concluded Wednesday … Continue reading

19/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Dutch flood expertise is big export business

Black Businesses More Likely to Have a Disaster Recovery Plan; How to Set Up Yours When it comes to dealing with unforeseen disasters that could cripple a business, black entrepreneurs … Continue reading

18/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Five Years After Superstorm Sandy, Is New York City Better Prepared for the Next Mega Storm?

Flash floods on Greek coast kill 15 Flash floods have killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece after a raging torrent inundated two coastal … Continue reading

17/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Harvey-scale rains could hit Texas 18x more often by the end of the century

Hurricane sets off fierce debate about leaving Puerto Rico The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are … Continue reading

16/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Big brands fail brand resilience test

  Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria dealt a big blow to corporate America. More than 40% of companies in the S&P 500 that have reported third-quarter earnings so far mentioned … Continue reading

15/11/2017 · Leave a comment

The Secrets of Resilience

The Trauma after the Storm This year hurricanes have rocked America and the Caribbean. Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria have caused billions of dollars of damage and so far, left … Continue reading

14/11/2017 · Leave a comment

La Niña is here, so 2017 won’t be the warmest year on record

Hurricane Irma Ended Up Costing Disney $100 Million Due To Closures And Cancellations The effects of Hurricane Irma are still being felt by cities, states, and whole countries, as people … Continue reading

13/11/2017 · Leave a comment

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

Summer of Storms Tests Energy Resilience While the Trump administration proposes to make the nation’s electric grid more “resilient” by propping up nuclear and coal-fired power plants, a wide range of … Continue reading

12/11/2017 · Leave a comment

New study links natural disaster with revolutions

Boston-area transit spends $101M in weather resilience investments Every region has its transportation challenges; in the Northeast, a major challenge comes in the form of weather. MBTA’s preparations are essential to … Continue reading

11/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Experts are making sure the Boxing Day tsunami disaster never happens again

Flex your resiliency muscles For the past few years, I’ve been on a journey alongside my employer, the Young Women’s Resource Center, to better serve girls and young women throughout … Continue reading

10/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Cyber resilience: security for a new era

Cyber resilience: security for a new era Today’s technology-rich landscape has led to a proliferation in cybercrime, impacting society, government organisations and private companies. An interconnected world has created an … Continue reading

09/11/2017 · Leave a comment

17 Confessions Of Counselors and Therapists Who Help People Cope After Disasters

Facing your demons: Airmen share personal tales of resiliency during Storytellers Airmen, friends and family from across the base gathered at the Weekenders Lounge to listen to stories of their … Continue reading

08/11/2017 · Leave a comment

New York City’s search for resilience continues five years after Sandy

New York City’s search for resilience continues five years after Sandy Flooding during Hurricane Sandy damaged much of Jose Velez’s New York City home. Personal photos, comic books and his … Continue reading

07/11/2017 · Leave a comment

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

A new way to help animals during potential natural disasters in Southern Oregon Central Point, Ore.- It’s something that the Southern Oregon Kennel Club has working on since 2016. A … Continue reading

06/11/2017 · Leave a comment

8 Lessons for Building Resiliency After the California Wildfires

UN says urgent action required on disaster resilience in South, South-West Asia Risks from natural hazards are gradually outpacing resilience in South and Southwest Asia and have the potential to … Continue reading

05/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Why flood insurance claims were so low after Hurricane Maria

Why flood insurance claims were so low after Hurricane Maria As of Oct. 25, FEMA had paid $2.8 billion in federal assistance under the National Flood Insurance Program to people … Continue reading

04/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Financial implications of natural disasters

Nuffield scholar rebuilds farming resilience from the ashes of Pinery fires FIRE ripped through Derek Tiller’s family farm and went on to burn some 85,000 hectares of Pinery properties in … Continue reading

02/11/2017 · Leave a comment

How to achieve amazing business resilience

Three practical steps small businesses can take to promote mentally healthy workplaces Workplace managers are beginning to recognise the crippling cost that poor mental health can create. Recent media reports … Continue reading

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Discover the link between productivity and resilience

AHA releases guidance on workplace resilience training to reduce stress The American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, consisting of a group of CEOs from prominent U.S. companies and AHA leadership, has … Continue reading

01/11/2017 · Leave a comment

It Doesn’t Matter if Cities Are Climate Change–Proof if No One Can Afford to Live in Them

Instead of Fighting Sea Level Rise, This Town Is Embracing It Superstorm Sandy hit the quiet beach community of Tottenville on Staten Island hard. Two of the more than 14,000 … Continue reading

31/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Five Years After Sandy, New York’s Hurricane Defenses Are MIA

In New York City, rising seas could cause Sandy-like floods every five years. Superstorm Sandy was 1,000 miles wide, the largest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic, and produced the … Continue reading

30/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Hurricane season 2017: what the hell just happened?

Hotel Forum: How to build a resilient business Donoghue (pictured), who is also a mayoral advisor, will explain how a crisis can unfold and what hospitality businesses can do when … Continue reading

29/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Budget-Friendly Tips To Boost Employee Happiness

Opinion: How employees will thrive in the fourth industrial revolution We have heard some short-term thinkers wax negatively about the fourth industrial revolution causing employee displacement by robots and artificial … Continue reading

28/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Confessions of an Entrepreneur: Resilience is Key

Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ Causes 2nd Death in Texas Since Hurricane Harvey A 31-year-old man who helped repair houses in Galveston, Tex., after Hurricane Harvey has died of a rare infection caused … Continue reading

27/10/2017 · Leave a comment

 ‘Resilience’ to adversity determines if a child survives or thrives when bullied

Teacher burnout can be mitigated by building resilience Elena Aguilar, a coach, author and consultant, defines teacher burnout as physical and emotional exhaustion brought on by unrelenting stress. She writes … Continue reading

26/10/2017 · Leave a comment

The importance of training employees to bounce back

Perth app builds mental resilience for the workplace A Perth consultancy group has designed an app to help reduce workplace stress. Brendan Collins, of Tonic Digital, has partnered with employee … Continue reading

25/10/2017 · Leave a comment

How To Help Rebuild Florida’s Reefs Post Hurricane Irma

Pollution linked to 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015, study says The fatal effects of pollution are seen across our planet. In 2015, nearly one in six deaths, an estimated … Continue reading

24/10/2017 · Leave a comment

This Texas town offers hurricane relief — if your politics are right

How Fire Has Shaped California’s Wine Industry For 10 long days Jeff Morgan did not know the fate of one of his vineyards in Sonoma County. Morgan, the co-owner of … Continue reading

23/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Supporting the mental health needs of frontline responders

Resilience at heart of hard day’s work There were no girls’ jobs or boys’ jobs on the farm when Bindi Murray was growing up. As one of four sisters, all … Continue reading

22/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Why Companies Must Shift from Disaster Relief to Disaster Philanthropy

Why Companies Must Shift from Disaster Relief to Disaster Philanthropy The onslaught of major natural disasters in the past month is forcing companies to consider how they can and should … Continue reading

21/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Trailers could house those displaced by fires in California wine country

Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico’s Neo-Colonial Legacy The view southward from the Asomante hills outside the Puerto Rican town of Aibonito is spectacular, reaching all the way to the Caribbean … Continue reading

20/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Engineering our way out of disasters – the promise of resilient infrastructure

Engineering our way out of disasters – the promise of resilient infrastructure The last few weeks have been a stark reminder of how natural disasters can undermine precious development progress … Continue reading

19/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Disaster-hit Nations Must Rebuild Better or Risk Losing Insurance, Experts Say

Integrating disaster risk, resilience into broader systems key to unlocking climate adaptation abilities A systemic disconnect between material natural disaster risk, asset valuation and infrastructure investment demands that disaster risk … Continue reading

18/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Harvey is a billion-dollar disaster – America’s 10th in 2017

California Authorities Say Wildfires Are Only Getting Worse Three days after catastrophic wildfires first began scorching Northern California’s wine country, authorities say the conditions are likely to deteriorate still further. … Continue reading

17/10/2017 · Leave a comment

‘Katrina brain’: The invisible long-term toll of megastorms

Actually, This Devastating Hurricane Season Is Exactly the Right Time to Talk About Climate Change I was seventeen when Hurricane Andrew rolled through South Florida, taking down block after block … Continue reading

16/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Resilience and burnout. Psychologists say there are three kinds of burnout. Here’s how to beat it

These 9 Things Are Draining Your Passion at Work (Here’s How to Counter Them) Remember when you didn’t even have to try to feel inspired at work? Inspiration was everywhere. … Continue reading

15/10/2017 · Leave a comment

New satellite photos reveal the California wildfire’s shocking damage from space

Resilient reefs and rainforests can weather hurricanes It can take years for towns and cities to recover from major hurricanes. But as humans labor to restore power and water, tropical … Continue reading

14/10/2017 · Leave a comment

International Day for Disaster Reduction

‘It’s impossible to fight against this water’: Floods, landslides kill 46 in Vietnam Heavy rain in northern and central Vietnam has triggered floods and landslides that have killed 46 people, … Continue reading

13/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Building your resilience and understanding your purpose

Welcome to the era of monster hurricanes It’s not just this year. The monster Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what … Continue reading

12/10/2017 · Leave a comment

How Resilience Led Me to Success

At least 10 dead as fires rage in Northern California Fifteen wildfires raged across Northern California, with the biggest ones scorching the state’s famous wine country, killing at least 10 … Continue reading

11/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Wildlife Rehabilitators: The Hidden Heroes of Hurricane Season

New Orleans is the canary in the coal mine for coastal cities As Hurricane Nate swept over Louisiana’s coast, the flooding that Mother Nature brought to New Orleans with watery, … Continue reading

10/10/2017 · Leave a comment

The busiest Atlantic hurricane month on record, visualized in one stunning GIF

The busiest Atlantic hurricane month on record, visualized in one stunning GIF September 2017 was the single busiest month of the Atlantic hurricane season on record. To get a sense … Continue reading

09/10/2017 · Leave a comment

The philosophical case for staying hopeful in dark times

A therapist’s guide to staying productive when you’re depressed or heartbroken “We entrepreneurs can’t afford to date,” I half-joked to a friend the other day. “We can’t take sick days … Continue reading

08/10/2017 · Leave a comment

This company wants to stop floods before they happen

Don’t wait for a natural disaster to reach out to others Lately, it’s hard to pick up a newspaper. Hurricanes, one after another, have pounded the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Florida … Continue reading

07/10/2017 · Leave a comment

How solar energy saved a Puerto Rican farm from Hurricane Maria

How solar energy saved a Puerto Rican farm from Hurricane Maria While his competitors wait for diesel to restart generators knocked out by Hurricane Maria, flower grower Hector Santiago is … Continue reading

06/10/2017 · Leave a comment

US Media Spoke More About Harvey Than Floods Elsewhere – but So Did Media Elsewhere

How disaster resilience has saved lives The deadly storms that battered the US East Coast, the Caribbean and South Asia are the latest and most emphatic evidence of the worldwide … Continue reading

05/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Is Australia ready for natural disasters?

Mexico earthquakes demonstrate how height and distance dictate damage Two big earthquakes in Mexico last month were a tragic reminder that the country sits atop one of the most seismically … Continue reading

04/10/2017 · Leave a comment

How To Prepare for The Next Megastorm? Protect Wetlands, Mangroves and Reefs

How To Prepare for The Next Megastorm? Protect Wetlands, Mangroves and Reefs We weren’t ready. Not for Maria, not for Harvey and Irma, not for Katrina before them. Storms keep … Continue reading

03/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Tsunami carried Japanese animals to US

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico may offer a preview for Americans of one of the most jarring potential consequences of … Continue reading

02/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Richard Branson Survived Irma and is Helping Others Rebuild. Here Are His Words on How to Weather Any Storm.

Richard Branson Survived Irma and is Helping Others Rebuild. Here Are His Words on How to Weather Any Storm. He’s a billionaire. He’s been knighted by the queen. He’s had … Continue reading

01/10/2017 · Leave a comment

What We Can Learn About Resilience from Female Leaders of the UN

Does Mindful Acceptance Reduce Stress, Increase Happiness? An important component of mindfulness is acceptance of inner experience; in other words, the ability to accept negative emotions and thoughts without judging … Continue reading

30/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Agility is the new workplace currency

Here’s why the Atlantic hurricane season has been exceptionally disastrous The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is “extremely active,” according to the definitions used by the National Hurricane Center. That’s largely … Continue reading

29/09/2017 · Leave a comment

What would an entirely flood-proof city look like?

Hurricane Harvey victims face toxic contamination It has been a month since Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of southern Texas. While a great deal of attention was focused on Houston, smaller … Continue reading

28/09/2017 · Leave a comment

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