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Hyundai designs 4-legged walking car that could help during natural disasters

How technology advances natural disaster response Natural disasters seem to be occurring more frequently in recent years and create a backlog for property and casualty insurers who want to ensure … Continue reading

16/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Why disaster relief is so hard

British summer temperatures could rise by five degrees over next 50 years, major report to warn British summers could become more than five degrees hotter on average over the next … Continue reading

30/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane worries prompt refiner Motiva to shift expansion plans

Still-Crippled Puerto Rico Shows Why U.S. Disaster Relief Needs Improvement A particularly damning report published by the New England Journal of Medicine, which can hardly be characterized as fake news, … Continue reading

11/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Disaster Resilience: How does it impact you

Disaster Resilience: How does it impact you Australia, the land ‘of drought and flooding rains’, has witnessed a number of disasters over the years, with the most severe occurring in … Continue reading

26/04/2018 · Leave a comment

What Cape Town can learn from Australia’s millennium drought

Contractor promised 30 million meals to Puerto Rico. Only 50,000 were delivered. Lawmakers ask why. Two Democrats are calling for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to be subpoenaed for documents … Continue reading

14/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Earthquake and tsunami warning messages in Japan coming directly to Android 8.1 Oreo

Earthquake and tsunami warning messages in Japan coming directly to Android 8.1 Oreo Given Japan’s propensity for earthquakes and tsunamis, having a standardized system to alert people of the risk … Continue reading

03/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Two Hurricanes in Two Weeks Bring Two Very Different Reactions

Two Hurricanes in Two Weeks Bring Two Very Different Reactions In the psychology of evacuations, what Hurricane Katrina was to Rita in 2005, so Harvey has been to Irma today. … Continue reading

13/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Swiss Re profit hit by disasters, lower returns

Xi: Disaster relief must be improved China must further improve its overall disaster relief ability in view of the frequent natural disasters it experiences, which often cause great damage, President … Continue reading

01/08/2016 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Using Big Data In A Crisis: Nepal Earthquake As I write this, hundreds of emergency services, charities, disaster relief agencies and volunteers are doing their best to help people affected … Continue reading

09/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Drones’ newest mission? Disaster relief When aid workers arrived after Typhoon Haiyan hit Southeast Asia in 2013, they brought something new to help the areas battered by rain and gale … Continue reading

21/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

UN outlines plans for 2015 global disaster risk reduction deal The UN hopes to seal a global agreement on reducing the risks from extreme weather events, earthquakes and tsunamis at … Continue reading


Resilience NEWS

Nelson Mandela’s Words of Wisdom about Resilience “I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head … Continue reading


Resilience NEWS

Catalyst: Don’t Panic: Surviving Extremes (ABC1) on Sunday, December 1 at 7.30 In Somalia, The Other Natural Disaster That Nobody Is Talking About A deadly cyclone slammed the Puntland … Continue reading

20/11/2013 · Leave a comment