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This Floating City Can Withstand Category 5 Hurricanes (And Climate Change)

Volcanic Eruptions And Hurricanes Are Weirdly Linked, And We May Have Worked Out How When it comes to the weather systems controlling rain and shine across the planet, nothing happens … Continue reading

08/04/2019 · Leave a comment

El Niño Conditions Strengthen, Could Last Through Summer

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: … Continue reading

17/03/2019 · Leave a comment

U.N. Scientists: El Niño Likely to Develop in Next Three Months

How Satellites and Big Data Are Predicting the Behavior of Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters Hurricane Harvey, for example, unexpectedly flooded large parts of Houston despite abating wind speeds. That … Continue reading

02/12/2018 · Leave a comment

17 Confessions Of Counselors and Therapists Who Help People Cope After Disasters

Facing your demons: Airmen share personal tales of resiliency during Storytellers Airmen, friends and family from across the base gathered at the Weekenders Lounge to listen to stories of their … Continue reading

08/11/2017 · Leave a comment

Virtual Disaster Recovery … is there such a thing?

Peru’s small-scale farmers need help to recover from damage triggered by coastal El Niño Small-scale farmers in Peru need urgent assistance to cultivate crops and feed their families in the … Continue reading

26/05/2017 · Leave a comment

Amazon could face intense wildfire season this year, NASA warns

Take lessons from the past to stay better prepared for floods We have seen it before, but tragically it happens over and over again. Rains and overflowing rivers have hit … Continue reading

28/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Climate Change Played a Role in Paris Floods, Report Says. And more…

Climate Change Played a Role in Paris Floods, Report Says Scientists are getting better at understanding the link between climate change and extreme weather. Climate change contributed significantly to the … Continue reading

14/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Floods and how to stop them: 3 questions, 3 answers. Texas flooding. And more…

Floods and how to stop them: 3 questions, 3 answers As cleanup begins after massive flash flooding in Germany, many are left wondering why a predictable natural phenomenon causes so … Continue reading

02/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Rwandans At Risk As El Nino Wreaks Havoc. And more…

Rwandans At Risk As El Nino Wreaks Havoc More Rwandans are likely to be victims of the El Nino rains this month as those in high risk zones fail to … Continue reading

13/04/2016 · Leave a comment

How hot was your city in 2015?..Building disaster resilience systemically. And more…

How hot was your city in 2015? Scientists declared 2015 the hottest year in Earth’s history, or at least since reporting began back in 1850. In a database provided by … Continue reading

21/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston lashes Fiji with winds of up to 220 kilometres per hour

Tropical cyclone hits Fiji with record winds of 200 miles an hour A powerful cyclone with wind gusts of 200 miles an hour has begun tearing through the Pacific nation … Continue reading

21/02/2016 · Leave a comment

East coast winter storm – in pictures…and more

El Niño Does Bring Floods And Drought, But There’s A Silver Lining El Niño is an ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific that crops up every few years and alters world … Continue reading

28/01/2016 · Leave a comment

OK, we’re becoming a resilient city — but what does ‘resilience’ really mean?…and more

First known hacker-caused power outage signals troubling escalation Highly destructive malware that infected at least three regional power authorities in Ukraine led to a power failure that left hundreds of … Continue reading

11/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Perspectives on the Earthquake response…and more

Perspectives on the Earthquake response In many ways we have come a long way since the 2005 earthquake by creating the disaster management institutions, in generating awareness on disaster risk … Continue reading

17/11/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

El Niño Could Be Among Strongest on Record, Raising Risk of Floods The phenomenon known as El Niño is brewing in the Pacific Ocean — and it could be one … Continue reading

15/08/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Here’s What El Niño Could Mean for Summer Weather in the United States As temperatures warm up and the school year winds down for kids across the country, people are … Continue reading

02/05/2015 · Leave a comment