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Hurricane Maria put a disproportionate burden on women

Africa city leaders promote inclusive resilience City leaders in Africa have shared some of the successes of inclusive disaster risk reduction strategies, particularly focusing on community engagement and action at … Continue reading

25/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Reputation resilience

FEMA admits it was understaffed and underprepared for 2017 hurricanes The Federal Emergency Management Agency “could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes” that last year devastated Puerto Rico and … Continue reading

16/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Climate disasters will hit women hardest, says ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author

Climate disaster looms for SE Asia International experts have urged governments in Southeast Asia to prioritise creating climate change resilience for their citizens, as the region faces more destructive natural … Continue reading

07/06/2018 · Leave a comment

The world faces a future of floods, famine, and extreme heat — here’s how we survive

The world faces a future of floods, famine, and extreme heat — here’s how we survive The warnings were plentiful. The limits were clearly defined. We have long understood how … Continue reading

25/04/2018 · Leave a comment

The San Francisco Bay Area has an earthquake ‘time bomb’ that could devastate the region — and it’s worse than we thought

Building resilience to a changing climate across the Commonwealth The Met Office is to help develop weather forecasting capability and specialist climate change services for Commonwealth countries following the announcement … Continue reading

22/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Why is business so resistant to talking about climate resilience?

Making disaster resilience an intrinsic part of cultural heritage sites The guideline, which is in its draft stage at the moment, was developed by the Department of Culture in collaboration … Continue reading

17/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Becoming more resilient

As Climate Change Intensifies, Here Are the Most—and Least—Resilient Counties in America Kodiak Island Borough is a remote community of around 14,000 people that spreads down the coast of the … Continue reading

05/03/2018 · Leave a comment

‘Really extreme’ global weather event leaves scientists aghast

REPORT IDENTIFIES POLICIES FOR MAKING US HEALTH SECTOR MORE RESILIENT TO MAJOR DISASTERS The health sector in the United States would be far better positioned to manage medical care needs … Continue reading

27/02/2018 · 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

Climate resilience – Future proofing your business

New Orleans under water: 12 years after Katrina, officials can’t get it right It is true: New Orleans lives and dies by its water. We eat from the Gulf, lake … Continue reading

25/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Deadly heat waves will destroy India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh if our current rate of climate change keeps pace

Deadly heat waves will destroy India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh if our current rate of climate change keeps pace If you are excited by the recurring monsoon showers in India and thanking … Continue reading

22/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Children denied chance to develop ‘resilience’ by too strict health and safety rules

Children denied chance to develop ‘resilience’ by too strict health and safety rules Children are being denied the chance to develop “resilience and grit” because of schools’ over-zealous health and … Continue reading

08/08/2017 · Leave a comment

The long recovery from an earthquake

Climate change – ‘Asia is paying for the West’s emissions’ Progressive global warming will have an outsized effect on countries in Asia and Oceania. In DW interview, Kira Vinke from … Continue reading

31/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Hurricane season 2017: The truth about US storms and climate change

Hurricane season 2017: The truth about US storms and climate change It’s been almost 12 years since Hurricane Katrina obliterated the city of New Orleans in 2005 during the most … Continue reading

04/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Best practices in disaster preparedness: Hong Kong

You are almost assuredly living in the hottest year ever recorded, according to NASA Last month “was the warmest September in 136 years of modern record-keeping,” reports NASA’s Goddard Institute for … Continue reading

29/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Financial Resilience in Australia

‘Ships will sail over the North Pole by 2017’ The North Pole could be free of sea ice next summer or the one after, according to a leading climate scientist, … Continue reading

08/09/2016 · Leave a comment

The Four Best Weather Apps (Plus a Bonus for Storm Geeks)

Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’ Several months ago, climate scientist Ed Hawkins made headlines with a stunning animated visualization of … Continue reading

10/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Are waterborne cities more resistant to climate change?

Hottest half-year on record sinks Arctic ice to new lows Last month, scientists reported an earlier-than-normal annual melting of Arctic sea ice, and now NASA researchers taking further stock of … Continue reading

25/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Radiation bombardment from ancient supernovae may have triggered climate change

Radiation bombardment from ancient supernovae may have triggered climate change Shakespeare said that the fault lies not in the stars, but in ourselves. Maybe, but scientists at the University of … Continue reading

17/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Resilience News

82 Percent of Businesses Will Experience Cyber-Attacks Nigeria is a member of the global society and the country cannot be separated from the opportunities and threats of globalisation. Following the … Continue reading

05/09/2015 · Leave a comment

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