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Building Resilience in the Days of the Coronavirus: Lessons from the Great Depression

Dubrovnik: The medieval city designed around quarantine Since ancient times, societies have attempted to separate people with disease from those who remained unaffected, with references to self-isolation dating back to … Continue reading

04/05/2020 · Leave a comment

Why resilience is the key to future security

Why resilience is the key to future security Resilience is at the heart of information security. As threats adapt and evolve and we accept that systems will be compromised, it … Continue reading

26/03/2020 · Leave a comment

COVID-19 Puts Our Resilience to the Test

  Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina: Some populations at higher risk during COVID-19 pandemic Michael Zakour, professor of social work at West Virginia University, lived through Hurricane Katrina and studied … Continue reading

21/03/2020 · Leave a comment

PTSD: Lessons Learned From the Armenia Earthquake

  ‘Be Earthquake Aware and Prepared, Not Scared’, a key takeaway as 2020 National Earthquake Conference Concludes The quadrennial 2020 National Earthquake Conference (#NEC2020), which took place this week in … Continue reading

13/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Bushfires and the role of general practice

Disasters, planning and Australian tourism Australia’s devastating bushfire season of 2019-2020 highlights our country’s vulnerabilities to the effects of climate change. The events also impact on global perceptions of Australia; … Continue reading

06/03/2020 · Leave a comment

Will we learn from the bushfire summer?

Indonesian flash flooding sweeps nearly 250 students into river leaving seven dead, three missing A mass search-and-rescue operation has been mounted to find the bodies and survivors of a tragic … Continue reading

25/02/2020 · Leave a comment

Lessons in disaster relief from the world’s most cyclone-battered state

  Cyclone Idai: Lessons learnt for disability in Zim Cyclone Idai has come and gone, leaving a trail of cataclysmic physical and human damage in the seven districts of Chipinge, … Continue reading

06/01/2020 · Leave a comment

Lessons in disaster relief from the world’s most cyclone-battered state

  Preparing for the Era of Disasters We are entering a new era in the security of Australia, not because of terrorism, the rise of China or even the cybersecurity … Continue reading

31/12/2019 · Leave a comment

Lessons from Dorian

  How to strength train your ’emotional resilience’ before disaster strikes Not to brag, but I think I’m on my way to wining the gold medal in emotional resilience. Emotional … Continue reading

18/09/2019 · Leave a comment

What can natural disasters teach the world?

The Deadliest Natural Disasters in U.S. History Mother Nature can be merciless. From the churning hurricanes of the Gulf Coast, to the trailer-tossing storms of Tornado Alley, to the ground-pounding … Continue reading

28/06/2018 · Leave a comment

The lessons FEMA says it learned from Hurricane Maria

A New Arctic Cyclone Could Be Among the Most Powerful On Record Weather watchers may be more preoccupied of late with storms popping off in the Gulf of Mexico and … Continue reading

13/06/2018 · Leave a comment

PhD student helping refugees prepare for natural disasters

Connecting the dots between 2017’s natural disasters and climate From hurricanes to wildfires, heatwaves, and droughts, 2017 was a devastating year all across the planet, and while we tend to … Continue reading

04/01/2018 · Leave a comment

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Stradbroke fire leaves island without power “The fire has taken out some pretty large power lines, which supply Dunwich, Point Lookout and Amity, which as you can imagine host a … Continue reading

03/01/2014

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