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Seven reasons to embrace nature-based disaster risk reduction

Building a Resilient City Is a Continual Process Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers says there’s an upside to the fact that his city has been ground zero for a string … Continue reading

22/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Return on Resilience: A Dollar of Prevention Is Worth $6 in Avoided Costs

Preparing for natural disasters The world’s attention over the last few weeks has been focused on the football team who became trapped in a cave in Thailand after sudden rains … Continue reading

17/07/2018 · Leave a comment

L.A. Bets That Equity Is the Path to Resilience

A guide to help your business survive after a disaster The days and weeks immediately following a natural disaster can feel overwhelming for any business owner. While your family and … Continue reading

17/03/2018 · 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

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

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

Resilience NEWS

IBM and AECOM Announce First City to Pilot UN Disaster Resilience Scorecard   WORLD CITIES SUMMIT — In light of the growing threat of disasters from natural hazards such as … Continue reading

05/06/2014

Resilience NEWS

Building better cities In the Asia-Pacific, the modern city also needs to be “resilient”—meaning capable of surviving not only the natural disasters that regularly come our way but also the … Continue reading

18/03/2014

Resilience NEWS

Mayor must focus on city’s resiliency New Yorkers expect two things above all from our mayor: to keep us safe and to keep our economy strong. By embracing an agenda … Continue reading

06/01/2014

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