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Abandon All Hope: Moving Toward an Existentialist Environmentalism

Aussie psychology conference aims to strengthen communities in wake of disasters In an age of worsening natural disasters, climate change and the brutal shock of recurring terrorist attacks, now more … Continue reading

07/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Is Your Organization Psychologically Healthy?

Community Resilience: Engineers need new skills – lateral thinking and an understanding of human behaviour The contribution of engineers to resilience has traditionally been limited to their technical expertise. To … Continue reading

25/05/2019 · Leave a comment

How natural disasters can increase inequality

  Austin ties with Houston for most disaster-prone place to live in Texas Austin is tied with Houston for the most natural disaster-prone major metro area in the state of … Continue reading

14/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Community resilience is key to disaster recovery, but many are unprepared (Study)

Disaster preparedness ‘key to national survival’ ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said on Friday disaster preparedness was significant for national survival and prosperity, stressing the need … Continue reading

04/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters Worsen Inequality

Business leaders waking up to extreme risks posed by climate change The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2019 shines a light on a topic that Zurich has been calling … Continue reading

25/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate change spells disaster for small businesses in southern Africa

New Community Resilience Benchmarks Focus on Building Stock The International Code Council (ICC) and the Alliance for National and Community Resilience (ANCR) released a pilot document laying out their community … Continue reading

17/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Why Team Resilience Is The New Employee Engagement

Sue Lister calls for show of Resilience in International Women’s Week “Everything is changing so fast and every day seems crammed with new choices and challenges, crises and opportunities. Yet … Continue reading

06/01/2019 · Leave a comment

FEMA Begins Scaling Back Financial Assistance In Puerto Rico

Resilience-building can help communities after a disaster A team of community health researchers including individuals from Tulane University recently examined ways to address behavioral health needs after disasters. The resulting … Continue reading

25/08/2018 · Leave a comment

How natural disasters affect us psychologically

Price Gouging post Flooding The recent flooding in the Western and Northern division caused by Tropical Cyclone Josie and Keni has affected members of the public and businesses in a … Continue reading

27/04/2018 · Leave a comment

In tech we trust – but less than half of Americans are ready for the next disaster

  Tips on offer for preparing for flood, disaster The public is invited to the session on April 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the third floor of Town … Continue reading

23/04/2018 · 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

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

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

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

Backyard banter: Resilience key to adapt to change

Backyard banter: Resilience key to adapt to change With earthquakes, drought, floods and fires, many New Zealanders have had it rough over the past few years. It’s often been a … Continue reading

22/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Understanding the Root Causes Behind Natural Disasters

Analysis of the resilience of communities to disasters The ability of communities and households within complex systems to anticipate and adapt to risks, and to absorb, respond and recover from … Continue reading

04/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Developing farm systems for business resilience

Blaze Aid still working hard BLAZEAID volunteers are continuing their mission at Bororen to help farmers rebuild in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. BlazeAid is a volunteer-based organisation that … Continue reading

14/06/2017 · Leave a comment

How Louisiana is relocating a community threatened by climate change

How Louisiana is relocating a community threatened by climate change Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, a small coastal island in the Gulf of Mexico, is currently the site of a … Continue reading

04/10/2016 · Leave a comment

10 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience, Backed by Research

Be prepared: 25 disaster support hubs set up across Vancouver The City of Vancouver has designated 25 sites across the region as disaster support hubs as part of its earthquake … Continue reading

06/05/2016 · Leave a comment

Should disaster training be mandatory for mayors, candidates?

Should disaster training be mandatory for mayors, candidates? Should mayors be required to undergo a disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) training? This was what Sharon Arruejo, a Senior Weather … Continue reading

06/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Building resilience in communities on the brink of disaster…and more

Where humans fear to tread: robots are the future of disaster relief What’s high-tech to the rest of the world has always been so last year to Japan. Which is … Continue reading

20/12/2015 · Leave a comment

‘Understand needs of communities to reduce disaster risks’ … and more

Winning By Losing: Lessons In Resiliency At A First-Grade Soccer Game The first thing you have to understand about first-grade soccer is how real everything suddenly feels to the kids. … Continue reading

06/10/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

India among the top 10 most natural disaster prone countries for insurance firms India ranks among the top 10 countries when it comes to natural disaster risks according to Bajaj … Continue reading

14/06/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Riots and Resilience in Baltimore and Beyond What we witnessed in Baltimore was, in many ways, the same as in 1992 and in the recent string of events in Florida, … Continue reading

11/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Tropical Cyclone Marcia: Queensland Government gives $1 million to charities helping in recovery effort The Queensland Government has donated $1 million to four charities helping with the Tropical Cyclone Marcia … Continue reading

02/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

That’s me in the picture: Greg Cook, 59, hugs his dog Coco after a tornado destroys his home in Alabama, 2012 I was sitting on the front porch one day, … Continue reading

01/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Disaster hub – everything at your fingertips It’s now easier for Sunshine Coast residents and visitors to prepare for severe weather events and other disasters – and stay up-to-date with … Continue reading

23/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

The One Personality Trait You Need for Success Is there one personal quality that makes you more likely to found a successful business than any other? Yes, according to Paul … Continue reading

13/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

‘Weather bomb’ hits UK bringing travel chaos and disruption Scotland and Ireland have been battered by gales today, with thousands left without power in the Highlands and Western Isles as … Continue reading

12/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Typhoon Hagupit: Images show Philippines villagers’ resilience as they return to devastation of tropical storm At least 21 people have died after Typhoon Hagupit swept across the Philippines, as photographs … Continue reading

10/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Resilience, Communication and Collaboration Workshop report This workshop was a participatory action research exercise in collaboration and communication. The aims of the workshop were broad but the outcomes and outputs … Continue reading