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After quakes, manufacturers step up business continuity planning

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Disasters in the Pacific Disaster events have lasting impacts on people, communities, and socioeconomic development. Countries in the Pacific are among the most exposed, globally, … Continue reading

20/04/2018 · Leave a comment

All the disasters in 2017 were even more costly than we thought

EU urged to improve disaster response system as soon as possible The European Union (EU) should improve its disaster response system as soon as possible, the European Commissioner for Humanitarian … Continue reading

16/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Shaping Infrastructure for Resilience In Protecting the Liberal Democratic Nations: The Case of Energy

CDB funding programme to aid mental health, psychosocial support in disaster management The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is seeking to build the social resilience of its member states to natural … Continue reading

13/04/2018 · Leave a comment

From wildfires to floods, climate change keeps coming for Montecito, California

2017 costliest year ever for natural disasters in Indian subcontinent Weather and climate disasters cost countries about $ 320 billion last year with major monsoon floods in the Indian subcontinent … Continue reading

27/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Studying stress of Hurricane Harvey and pregnancy

The role of data during natural disasters According to the United Nations, India is the third worst-affected country by natural disasters since 1995. In 2013, British risk analysis firm Maplecroft, … Continue reading

20/02/2018 · 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

The Most Expensive Weather Year Ever

Hurricanes and wildfires in the US send global disaster damage bill soaring to $306bn Global losses from natural and man-made disasters have soared to $306bn (£228bn) this year, with the … Continue reading

27/12/2017 · Leave a comment

A wildfire survivor reveals the key to disaster comeback

Global disaster costs more than double to $136bn Natural and man made disasters caused $136bn of insured losses in 2017, the third highest on record, according to new estimates from … Continue reading

25/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Climate-Change Disasters Cost U.S. More Than $200 Billion This Year

California Wildfires Spark Utility Investigations and New Regulations Southern California is under siege from multiple wildfires, fuelled by extreme heat and the fiercest Santa Ana winds to hit the region … Continue reading

23/12/2017 · Leave a comment

This Year’s Hurricane Season Was the Costliest Ever. Now What?

Improving Access and Disaster Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities in Samoa Samoa has implemented the Enhanced Road Access Project to restore important road assets damaged by extreme weather, also to … Continue reading

05/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters in Australia to Cost A$39 Billion a Year by 2050

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

28/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Financial implications of natural disasters

Nuffield scholar rebuilds farming resilience from the ashes of Pinery fires FIRE ripped through Derek Tiller’s family farm and went on to burn some 85,000 hectares of Pinery properties in … Continue reading

02/11/2017 · Leave a comment

How to achieve amazing business resilience

Three practical steps small businesses can take to promote mentally healthy workplaces Workplace managers are beginning to recognise the crippling cost that poor mental health can create. Recent media reports … Continue reading

02/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Harvey is a billion-dollar disaster – America’s 10th in 2017

California Authorities Say Wildfires Are Only Getting Worse Three days after catastrophic wildfires first began scorching Northern California’s wine country, authorities say the conditions are likely to deteriorate still further. … Continue reading

17/10/2017 · Leave a comment

Martial law can’t be declared during major disasters, civil unrest

Economic cost of natural disasters less than half 10-year average Global economic losses from natural disasters for the first half of 2017 are estimated at $53bn (£40.8bn) – 56% lower … Continue reading

25/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Strong Aftershocks Test Nerves on Greek Island After Quake

Climate change causing natural disasters: CM Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat today stated that climate change was leading to natural disasters. He was addressing a day-long workshop — Strengthening State … Continue reading

24/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Underwater volcano eruptions allow new bacteria to take over seafloor

Put a price on the costs of disasters, says UN risk chief Robert Glasser Calculating the costs of natural disasters is a valuable way for governments to recognize and limit the … Continue reading

01/05/2017 · Leave a comment

Insurers paid out $50bn for natural disaster claims in 2016

‘I put myself in standby mode’: what makes a survivor? Standing in a cold cell in a former East German secret police prison, Gilbert Furian explains how he approached his … Continue reading

12/01/2017 · Leave a comment

Cost of Natural Disasters Could Top $300 Billion by 2030, Report Says

Historic Louisiana Flooding, Katrina Anniversary Serve as Stark Reminders of Need for Increased Resilience Louisiana recently experienced unprecedented flooding that killed 13 people and damaged more than 60,000 homes. This … Continue reading

22/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Disaster Response Now Includes Rapid Mapmaking

Louisiana floods to cost US economy more than $10bn, according to Aon catastrophe report Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team, today launches the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe … Continue reading

15/09/2016 · Leave a comment

The ‘Holy Grail’ for earthquake scientists has been accidentally destroyed

Industry Outlook for Resilience Experts in resilience discuss efforts to protect communities from disaster, enhance recovery efforts, increase awareness about the value of incorporating resilience, and implement resilience projects that … Continue reading

14/07/2016 · Leave a comment

UK’s winter floods create 30,000 tonnes of landfill waste

January natural disasters cause billion-dollar damages worldwide A severe winter storm that hit the Eastern US during the second half of January has resulted in economic losses of $2 billion, … Continue reading

17/02/2016 · Leave a comment

A rare January hurricane forms, could become month’s strongest on record…and more

A rare January hurricane forms, could become month’s strongest on record Hurricane Alex formed south of the Azores on Thursday morning far from the United States, becoming the third January … Continue reading

18/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Florida House Passes Bill To Carry Guns Without Permit During Natural Disaster The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill to allow citizens to arm themselves without a gun permit … Continue reading

21/04/2014

Resilience NEWS

Take Action to Be Ready and Resilient America’s first PrepareAthon! National Day of Action is April 30. I encourage organizations and people across the country to participate. America’s PrepareAthon is … Continue reading

18/04/2014

Resilience NEWS

The Business Case for Resilience Richard Barkham, group research director at Grosvenor Group, defined resilience as the ability of a city to avoid or bounce back from an adverse event. … Continue reading

16/04/2014

Resilience NEWS

Natural Disasters: Part of Risk Management A recent study conducted by Euromonitor International shows how natural disasters pose a great threat to local and national economies, especially in developing countries. … Continue reading

19/01/2014

Resilience NEWS

The Year That Resilience Gets Real 2014 promises to be a superlative year—and that’s not necessarily a good thing. Complex, “super” disasters like Super Typhoon Haiyan are becoming more frequent, … Continue reading

07/01/2014

Resilience NEWS

Gamers help the Red Cross ‘Collaborating with the Red Cross is a small way for EA to help others through our creative work,’ said Patrick Buechner, GM of the Maxis … Continue reading

20/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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