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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

Breaking 6 myths on disaster preparedness

Breaking 6 myths on disaster preparedness, and making every Filipino even more resilient The Philippines has the misfortune of being prone to all natural hazards, save for a snow storm. … Continue reading

28/06/2017 · Leave a comment

IT Resilience

Why disaster preparedness is important Now that it’s officially the rainy season, perhaps it’s time to review some lessons from the past and what they tell us about disaster preparedness. … Continue reading

09/06/2017 · Leave a comment

An Innovative Way to Encourage Disaster Preparedness: FEMA’s Public Assistance Deductible

Being prepared: An increase in natural disasters sends residents scrambling James Katte was completely unprepared for the wall of soil and rubbish that barrelled into his Auckland home on Tuesday night. … Continue reading

14/04/2017 · Leave a comment

Why Aren’t Humans Better Prepared For Natural Disasters?

Why Aren’t Humans Better Prepared For Natural Disasters? The Ostrich Paradox: Why We Under-Prepare For Disasters examines human behavior and disaster preparedness, trying to answer the question: why, with our … Continue reading

15/02/2017 · Leave a comment

Stop end-of-year fatigue from seeping into the new year: boost staff optimism and resilience

Stop end-of-year fatigue from seeping into the new year: boost staff optimism and resilience It’s a seasonal reality that many Australian workers end the year short-fused with their resilience falling … Continue reading

25/01/2017 · Leave a comment

Here is how Global Warming could trigger the next financial crisis

Wellington’s 30-point plan to deal with the devastation of a major disaster Wellington homeowners could be forced to earthquake strengthen their houses if new regulations proposed to future-proof the city … Continue reading

26/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Workshop will help residents prepare for natural disasters

RIAs Look to Catastrophe Bonds for Returns and Diversification Catastrophe bonds, insurance-linked securities tied to natural disaster have long been source of yield for alternative investment firms.  Now they’ve made … Continue reading

09/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Disaster plans often neglect historic preservation. And more…

Denver study shows disaster plans often neglect historic preservation “A lot of cultural and historic resources worldwide are at risk when natural hazards strike,” said study author Andrew Rumbach, assistant … Continue reading

08/04/2016 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Disasters caused $37.4 bn in losses in first half of 2015: Swiss Re Natural and manmade disasters caused $37.4 billion (34 billion euros) in economic losses during the first half … Continue reading

14/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

And you think the UK’s winter is bad this year? With January’s rainfall making it the wettest winter month since records began in 1767, people are understandably wondering if we … Continue reading

15/02/2014

Resilience NEWS

Polar vortex brings record cold weather to US, Canada A polar vortex dropped over the United States and Canada on Monday, bringing life-threatening freezing temperatures to large parts of North … Continue reading

08/01/2014

Resilience NEWS

Disaster Preparedness & Relief: Three Things to Know It will take months to fully understand the human and economic losses brought about by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on … Continue reading

17/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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