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Fukushima contaminants found as far north as Alaska’s Bering Strait

Hurricane Maria inflicted tree damage unprecedented in modern times A new study finds that the storm killed or severely damaged up to 40 million trees in Puerto Rico; suggests future … Continue reading

31/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Maria Drives Up Connecticut’s Homelessness Numbers

Irma recovery, a stolen gold bar and a call from God. Here are the Top 25 Keys stories In the year that followed Hurricane Irma, the Keys continued to feel … Continue reading

22/12/2018 · Leave a comment

The promotion of resilience as a communication challenge

Rich, white towns are getting more hurricane recovery help than others Small, rich, white towns in southeast Texas are getting a disproportionate amount in federal disaster recovery funds following Hurricane … Continue reading

09/10/2018 · Leave a comment

A Global Heat Wave Has Set the Arctic Circle on Fire

Somerset Regional Council secures $138k to fund new flood studies FIVE rural communities will be protected from flooding under new council flood studies and floodplain management plans. Somerset Regional Council … Continue reading

26/07/2018 · Leave a comment

La Nina-like ocean cooling patterns intensify northwestern Pacific tropical cyclones

Know Your Flood Risk and Landmark Information longlisted for the 2017 Responsible Business Awards The Know Your Flood Risk campaign and Landmark Information are celebrating after being Longlisted for the … Continue reading

04/05/2018 · Leave a comment

California’s next megaflood would be worse than eight Hurricane Katrinas

Extreme weather and us Is extreme weather really increasing? How are people coping with more severe drought, flooding, heat waves and storms? In a multimedia series of stories that span … Continue reading

28/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Does mitigation save? Reviewing cost-benefit analyses of disaster risk reduction The benefit-cost-ratio (BCR), used in cost-benefit analysis (CBA), is an indicator that attempts to summarize the overall value for money … Continue reading

21/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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OECD: Countries must improve resilience to disasters or face mounting costs Boosting Resilience through Innovative Risk Governance estimates that earthquakes, social unrest, industrial accidents, terror attacks, pandemics and other disruptive … Continue reading


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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


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Christmas Deluge Brings Disaster to Eastern Caribbean KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Dic 26 (IPS) – Colleen James arrived in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from Canada two days before Christmas hoping … Continue reading


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UN chief calls for more aid to Philippines  The United Nations Secretary-General has warned of a “forgotten crisis” in the Philippines and urged the international community to increase its aid … Continue reading


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Floods hit drought-stricken parts of Brazil Torrential rain has caused flooding across parts of eastern Brazil after an extremely wet few days. The massive downpours have been going on for … Continue reading


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Why we give more after natural disasters People are far more inclined to help victims of natural disaster than victims of armed conflict, even when there’s a similar magnitude of … Continue reading

11/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Breaking the culture of reliance Experts say city dwellers are unprepared for major natural disasters, a special report by Margot O’Neill…   Flooding risk data wrong (Tweed Heads, NSW) The … Continue reading

02/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Residents urged to ‘get ready’ as disaster program launches (Queensland Government) THE Minister for Community Recovery and Resilience David Crisafulli has urged all Queenslanders to start preparing now ahead of the disaster … Continue reading

18/10/2013 · Leave a comment