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Another fierce hurricane, 15 years after Katrina, shows who really pays the price

  10 Hurricane Katrina Survivors Reveal Storm’s Impact on Their Lives & New Orleans 15 Years Later On Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made its historic landfall on the … Continue reading

01/09/2020 · Leave a comment

How we plan for animals in emergencies

Hurricane Katrina inspired a national pet evacuation policy. The plan could save human lives, too. It all started with Snowball. In the days after Hurricane Katrina inundated much of the … Continue reading

18/11/2019 · 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

Who is ‘looting’ and who is ‘finding food’? How image gatekeepers shape the news

  Why Building Emotional Resilience Is So Critical for African Americans An African-American woman worries about her brother, husband, or son being stopped by the police. Or, for the millionth … Continue reading

20/10/2019 · Leave a comment

How to cope when you’re feeling overwhelmed

  Artistic Responses to Natural Disasters: The Case of New Orleans Alongside the ruins of asymmetrical warfare, we are now living in an era of unimaginable natural destruction. The irreversible … Continue reading

03/10/2019 · 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

The Dark(er) Side of the Hurricane Katrina Conspiracies

Spectacular Stromboli eruption sends people fleeing for cover Firefighters reported that widespread vegetation fires had broken out. Burning material from the explosion fell from the crater and rolled down to … Continue reading

30/08/2019 · Leave a comment

The Future of Disaster Recovery

The story of two cities and two cyclones It was last year on September 16th, Sunday that typhoon (as cyclones are called in these parts of the world) Mangkhut hit … Continue reading

13/05/2019 · Leave a comment

More than 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, scientists are learning what makes some survivors more resilient than others

Smart surface solutions can improve disaster resilience, health and comfort in cities A cost/benefit analysis by clean energy advisory and venture capital firm Capital E suggests that implementing smart surface … Continue reading

03/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Study suggests slow Puerto Rico recovery could enhance PTSD among residents

The Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Allegory, particularly in the form of personification, was one of the most important forms through which late Medieval society attempted to understand itself. And … Continue reading

06/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Climate resilience – Future proofing your business

New Orleans under water: 12 years after Katrina, officials can’t get it right It is true: New Orleans lives and dies by its water. We eat from the Gulf, lake … Continue reading

25/08/2017 · Leave a comment

What do the Grenfell Tower fire and Hurricane Katrina have in common?

Rescue helicopter crash kills eight after Indonesian volcano erupts A rescue helicopter crashed while heading to help evacuate residents near an active volcano on Indonesia’s main island, killing all eight … Continue reading

09/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Will America’s Summer Be Uncomfortably Hot?

University of Fredericton launches online course to enhance resiliency, help students cope with stress According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, more than a quarter of Canadians perceive work-related … Continue reading

21/05/2017 · 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

Superdome reopening remembered as historic, inspirational

Tropical Storms Can Strengthen Over Land But Be Careful With Brown Ocean Claims Tropical Storm Julia was named while over land this summer. That’s weird or is it? Traditional and … Continue reading

28/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Here’s Why India Needs Smart Cities That Are Immune To Consequences Of Natural Disasters…and more

Some communities are destroyed by tragedy and disaster. Others spring back. Here’s what makes the difference. How do people survive and move on from tragedies like last week’s terrorist attacks … Continue reading

10/01/2016 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

How Hurricane Katrina Changed Pets’ Legal Status About 250,000 pets were left behind when their owners evacuated for Hurricane Katrina a decade ago. People filled bathtubs with water and locked … Continue reading

08/08/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

A Resilient Approach to Disaster Recovery While the decade since Hurricane Katrina has been fraught with natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes, recovery from these disasters has often been delayed … Continue reading

22/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

‘No one knows this side of Katrina,’ says director of Coast Guard documentary ‘Paratus 14:50’ Coast Guard personnel based in Mobile and New Orleans conducted an epic rescue operation in … Continue reading

30/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Shigeru Ban Designs Temporary, Easy-to-Build Shelters for Disaster-Prone Areas Following Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines in November 2013 and displaced three million people, architect Shigeru Ban—winner of the 2014 … Continue reading

15/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Philippines’ 10 deadliest storms Manila (AFP) — Typhoon Hagupit was on Sunday churning across the Philippines, the latest in a never-ending series of often-deadly storms that plague the Southeast Asian … Continue reading

09/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Japanese architect wins top Pritzker award Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who uses cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing violence, has won his … Continue reading