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Urban Resilience: student ventures into sinking shanty town

FEMA avoids ‘climate change’ when introducing future storm resiliency plans The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is taking blame for its response to Hurricane Maria, which devastated communities across Puerto … Continue reading

23/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Reputation resilience

FEMA admits it was understaffed and underprepared for 2017 hurricanes The Federal Emergency Management Agency “could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes” that last year devastated Puerto Rico and … Continue reading

16/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Earthquakes Expected To Double In Number In 2018 As Earth’s Rotation Slows

  Earthquakes Expected To Double In Number In 2018 As Earth’s Rotation Slows A team of scientists presented a research paper to the Geological Society of America, revealing some ground shaking … Continue reading

22/11/2017 · Leave a comment

This Small Lake in Africa Once Killed 1,700 People Overnight, and We Still Don’t Know Why

A More Resilient Future: FEMA’s Public Assistance Deductible The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a novel proposal to reduce the nation’s vulnerability to future natural disasters, like coastal storms, … Continue reading

17/04/2017 · 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

After Katrina, flood-prone New Orleans learns to live with water: official

After Katrina, flood-prone New Orleans learns to live with water: official NEW ORLEANS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – On a gray afternoon, a city worker tends plants on an undulating plot … Continue reading

23/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Better safe than sorry

Battling Climate Change, FEMA Chief Blasts ‘Social Welfare For Developers’ Since President Obama’s inauguration in 2009, there have been 931 federal or state disaster declarations — most recently the wildfires … Continue reading

01/01/2017 · Leave a comment

How Australia needs to adapt to face the inevitable disruptions heading our way

How Australia needs to adapt to face the inevitable disruptions heading our way Australia may be a land of sweeping plains and rugged mountains ranges, but it’s increasingly a land … Continue reading

29/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Atlantic Hurricane Season Heating Up: Time to Reform FEMA

Over 600 Killed In Natural Disasters In China In July Over 600 people were killed in China last month due to floods, typhoons and a range of geological disasters which … Continue reading

16/08/2016 · Leave a comment

How To Prepare For Natural Disasters Before They Occur? There’s An App For That

How To Prepare For Natural Disasters Before They Occur? There’s An App For That The Federal Emergency Management Agency has launched an app designed to help users prepare for all … Continue reading

12/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Turning organizational stress into resilience…and more

Turning organizational stress into resilience When you’re stressed, you cut corners. It starts with substituting coffee for sleep. Before long, you may find yourself missing workouts, eating donuts and consuming … Continue reading

25/10/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

  FEMA seeks views of young people on resilience The US Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that it is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council. The Council supports … Continue reading

30/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

From the Philippines to Haiti, Disaster Recovery is a Way of Life For many millions of people living in the planet’s poorest, most populous places, a state of recovery from … Continue reading

14/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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