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Conditions are ripe for a major Atlantic hurricane in 2020

Humans see just 4.7km into the distance. So how can we truly understand what the bushfires destroyed? When the ashes from Australia’s last bushfire season cooled, we were left with … Continue reading

30/07/2020 · Leave a comment

Using Past to Predict Future: Case of Typhoon Hagibis

  Empower locals to deal with natural disasters: Scientists Experts of GB Pant National Institute for Himalayan Environment, Government of India, said to reduce the drastic impact of natural disasters … Continue reading

19/07/2020 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters Won’t Stop Just Because There’s a Pandemic: How We Can Be Prepared

Insurance for When FEMA Fails he towns and cities dotting the Mississippi River have been a commercial spine of the American heartland for years, and for just as long have … Continue reading

18/07/2020 · Leave a comment

Natural and man-made disasters caused losses of $140 billion in 2019 – Swiss Re

  What to know about eco-anxiety According to a 2018 national survey, almost 70% of people in the United States are worried about climate change, and around 51% feel “helpless.” … Continue reading

27/12/2019 · Leave a comment

Breaking silos in disaster management

Jamaica remembers Hurricane Gilbert, but is the island prepared for a Dorian? On September 12, 1988, at the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, a storm named Gilbert hit a … Continue reading

17/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

  Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh The poor Indian states of Assam and Bihar have been among the worst hit. Some 4.3 million … Continue reading

19/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Building heat resilience into multifamily housing

NBU introduces requirements to ensure resilience of banks following stress tests in 2018 The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has introduced requirements to ensure resilience of the banks following their … Continue reading

22/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Could this new Chinese radar system really be used to play God with the weather?

We must be prepared to respond to natural disasters Texas is renowned for its diversity of land and people. What isn’t commonly known is that we also lead the nation … Continue reading

08/06/2018 · 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

La Niña is on its way out. What does that mean for California?

The race to predict hurricanes Since climate change has been linked to more extreme weather events, predicting future weather is extremely important. Climate change means that extreme weather events, such … Continue reading

10/02/2018 · Leave a comment

What It’s Like to Get Caught in a Wildfire

What It’s Like to Get Caught in a Wildfire I never thought we were going to die. Even when the canyon air filled with smoke, when the flames came rushing … Continue reading

09/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Canada wildfire likely to burn for months…and more

Changing Tides: How the Mirabeau Water Garden Could Shift the Way New Orleanians Think About Water At the site of the future Mirabeau Water Garden, located on the north end … Continue reading

10/05/2016 · Leave a comment

These Are The Biggest Threats To The Future Of Humanity. Mainstreaming disaster management. And more

These Are The Biggest Threats To The Future Of Humanity What is likely to be the biggest threat to humans over the next few years? Super volcanoes, artificial intelligence, or … Continue reading

05/05/2016 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

In Japan, UN chief urges global solidarity to strengthen disaster resilience, boost development With global leaders gathered in Sendai, Japan, to agree a new framework for managing disaster risk which … Continue reading

16/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Drinking water: Extreme weather events threaten quality, says report Australia’s drinking water is highly vulnerable to weather extremes, and utilities need to act to limit the risks, a new study … Continue reading

25/01/2014

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