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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

22/02/2020 · Leave a comment

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

15/02/2020 · Leave a comment

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

12/02/2020 · Leave a comment

The Critical Role of Resilient Design in Post-Disaster Reconstruction

  Australia Bushfires The Costliest Ever At A$1.65bn (US $1.13bn) Insured Loss The ongoing outbreak of bushfires in Australia is now said to be the costliest example from an insurance … Continue reading

01/02/2020 · Leave a comment

Turkey probes dozens over fake social media posts about deadly earthquake

  Turkey ends rescue efforts after earthquake toll reaches 41 Turkey called off rescue operation on Monday in eastern areas hit by Friday’s earthquake after emergency workers recovered the body … Continue reading

29/01/2020 · Leave a comment

Holidaying in a disaster zone isn’t as crazy as it might seem

How Australia’s massive bushfires are generating thunderstorms Big natural disasters can create their own weather systems. The Australian bushfires are now so intense that they’re starting to make thunderstorms. On … Continue reading

14/01/2020 · Leave a comment

Indonesia Air Force Using Cloud Seeding Technique to Combat Fatal Flooding in Jakarta

Indonesia Air Force Using Cloud Seeding Technique to Combat Fatal Flooding in Jakarta As the death toll in Indonesia rises due to major flooding, the country is now cloud seeding … Continue reading

07/01/2020 · Leave a comment

Lessons in disaster relief from the world’s most cyclone-battered state

  Cyclone Idai: Lessons learnt for disability in Zim Cyclone Idai has come and gone, leaving a trail of cataclysmic physical and human damage in the seven districts of Chipinge, … Continue reading

06/01/2020 · Leave a comment

Venice floods cause mayor to declare a state of emergency

Australians ordered to flee flames as fires rage in east and west Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as … Continue reading

14/11/2019 · Leave a comment

US storms: 43 dead, states of emergencies called as tornadoes, floods thrash southern US…and more

US storms: 43 dead, states of emergencies called as tornadoes, floods thrash southern US At least 43 people have been killed after storms across the US’s southern states unleashed floods … Continue reading

29/12/2015 · Leave a comment

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