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‘Water, water, everywhere…nor any drop to drink’

Disaster resilience in Pakistan: A comprehensive multi-dimensional spatial profiling Building disaster-resilient communities require operative resilience frameworks enabling factual decision-making and resource allocation at national and sub-national scales. While Pakistan is … Continue reading

07/12/2020 · Leave a comment

The nation learning to embrace flooding

ASEAN adopts New Disaster Management Framework for 2021-2025 ASEAN Ministers in charge of disaster management agreed on the strategic direction of regional cooperation in mitigating disaster losses and responding to … Continue reading

03/12/2020 · Leave a comment

140-mph quadcopter is aimed at first responders

Unusually heavy rains in Senegal expose big gap in $1.4 billion flood plan More than two weeks after heavy rains hit Senegal, thigh-high stagnant water still fills streets in Dakar’s … Continue reading

26/09/2020 · Leave a comment

Six strategies for creating flood resilient environments

Rising temperatures will cause more deaths than all infectious diseases – study The growing but largely unrecognized death toll from rising global temperatures will come close to eclipsing the current … Continue reading

22/08/2020 · Leave a comment

The Truth About Flood Risk Can Worsen American Inequality

  The Truth About Flood Risk Can Worsen American Inequality Before these individual property scores were available, there was no easy way for your average homeowner or buyer to understand … Continue reading

03/07/2020 · Leave a comment

Resilience Hubs Can Help Communities Thrive—and Better Weather Disasters

Climate Change Is Now Driving Investments in Flood Resilience After a flood event, companies need to take into account both the short-term imperatives to get up and running quickly and … Continue reading

24/06/2020 · Leave a comment

‘It’s like the third world’: tribe feels forgotten as flooding brings misery to a struggling community

  Kenyan flood rescue missions hindered by havoc Rescue operations in Kenya after heavy flooding are being hindered by damage to roads and bridges. There are fears the death toll … Continue reading

02/12/2019 · Leave a comment

How cities are rebuilding to be more resilient to natural disasters

Building flood resistance in Indonesia: new approaches being implemented (video) People and vehicles stranded in floodwaters, inundated business premises, interrupted connectivity, and access to other services cut off. Does this … Continue reading

01/11/2019 · Leave a comment

The Great Flood of 2019: A Complete Picture of a Slow-Motion Disaster

Avoiding Disaster Fraud: Ensuring Donations Reach Victims When disheartening images appear in the media about areas devastated by natural disasters such as hurricanes, we commonly seek ways to contribute toward … Continue reading

16/09/2019 · Leave a comment

News outlets in Japan question belated flood response

  Nearly One Year After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Morgues are Still in a Crisis Workers from Puerto Rico’s beleaguered forensic sciences department moved two corpses from stop-gap refrigerator trailers … Continue reading

27/07/2018 · Leave a comment

To Become More Resilient, Boston Takes a “Landscape First” Approach

To Become More Resilient, Boston Takes a “Landscape First” Approach Instead of simply responding to catastrophe, Boston is getting out front on climate change. As part of its Climate Ready … Continue reading

20/01/2018 · Leave a comment

3 Must Have Skill Sets to Create a Resilient Mindset

Tomorrow Me app being designed to build resilience, improve mental wellbeing of young jobseekers AN app is in the works to teach young Victorians struggling to get a job to … Continue reading

08/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Make sure your business is flood resilient ready

Hurricanes become more costly In a couple of days the Atlantic hurricane season officially comes to a close. 2016 has been very active, with 15 named storms, seven of which … Continue reading

07/12/2016 · Leave a comment

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