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Research: Natural disasters lead to PTSD in kids

‘Waffle House Index’ is a real thing during disasters. How does the restaurant chain do it? As preparations got underway late last week throughout the state of Florida in advance … Continue reading

04/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Shielding the most vulnerable

Extreme weather caused by climate change has damaged 45% of Australia’s coastal habitat If you think climate change is only gradually affecting our natural systems, think again. Our research, published … Continue reading

01/08/2019 · Leave a comment

Satellites to the rescue after natural disasters

Children create Superhero comic contest to fight against natural disasters Entries can be sent to the UNICEF Vietnam’s Communication Section in 304 Kim Ma Street in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi … Continue reading

30/06/2019 · Leave a comment

New research explains why Hurricane Harvey intensified immediately before landfall

Hurricane Maria Left Thousands of Puerto Rican Children Experiencing Symptoms of PTSD, Survey Finds Hurricane Maria was the deadliest storm in modern U.S. history. And the damage didn’t end when … Continue reading

03/05/2019 · Leave a comment

Why are some people more resilient than others?

Supporting children through disaster Fire, flood, cyclone – whatever form disaster takes, the distress that often follows for those who survive is well-documented. Even emergency responders, those trained to help … Continue reading

29/04/2019 · Leave a comment

7 tips for parents to help children cope with trauma from natural disasters

Value of green buildings touted at conference in St. Paul Mahesh Ramanujam, chief executive of the U.S. Green Building Council, said he has wondered how many people really know what … Continue reading

18/04/2019 · Leave a comment

In Mozambique, parents yearn for children torn away by cyclone

Cholera cases jump to 138 in Mozambique’s Beira after cyclone The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 … Continue reading

30/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Media coverage of disasters can have lasting effects on children’s mental health

Satellite Emergency Relief Warehouses Being Established Satellite warehouses are being established in key locations throughout the Territory as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) continues to enhance community resilience. The … Continue reading

14/12/2018 · 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

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

How to Help Children in Disasters Return to Happiness

How to Help Children in Disasters Return to Happiness A week-long workshop by the Ministry of Local Government in collaboration with UNICEF concluded today at the Biltmore Plaza. Representatives from … Continue reading

27/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Explosive cheese, lethal beer and poisonous orange juice: when food causes natural disasters

Explosive cheese, lethal beer and poisonous orange juice: when food causes natural disasters How come Hollywood never makes disaster movies about culinary ingredients? Why don’t you ever see Chris Hemsworth … Continue reading

07/05/2017 · Leave a comment

Amid Louisiana flood disaster, youngest bear mental scars

Roots Of The Sand Storms Are In America! While it is common to read analyses by scholars in which the rise of global terrorism is at least partially blamed on … Continue reading

21/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Berkeley first city in region to develop resilience strategy. And more…

Berkeley first city in region to develop resilience strategy City of Berkeley officials released an ambitious plan aimed at helping the city tackle numerous important issues, including natural disasters, climate … Continue reading

05/04/2016 · Leave a comment

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