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It’s official: NYC hasn’t seen snow like this in 130 years

Needs go unmet 6 months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired. Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane … Continue reading

23/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Should Bitcoin be used to help countries hit by disaster?

Japan’s Shinmoedake Volcano Erupts Violently, Grounding Dozens of Flights A volcano in southern Japan that appeared in a James Bond film had its biggest eruption in years Tuesday, shooting smoke … Continue reading

12/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Prepare for natural disasters, experts urge biomedical research centers

Prepare for natural disasters, experts urge biomedical research centers When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City in 2012, the storm destroyed scientific equipment worth more than US$20 million at the … Continue reading

14/08/2017 · Leave a comment

China’s biggest ally in the South China Sea? A volcano in the Philippines

China’s biggest ally in the South China Sea? A volcano in the Philippines On June 15, 1991, an otherwise unremarkable mountain in the Philippines blew its top. And with that … Continue reading

19/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Reservoirs along Yangtze River prove worth in reducing floods

  Reservoirs along Yangtze River prove worth in reducing floods Reservoirs along the Yangtze River, including the Three Gorges Reservoir, have played a big role in relieving flood pressure downstream. … Continue reading

13/07/2017 · Leave a comment

IBM supercomputing to power global weather forecasting model

IBM supercomputing to power global weather forecasting model IBM is putting its supercomputing power behind an effort to launch the world’s most sophisticated weather forecasting models. The Weather Company, an … Continue reading

25/06/2017 · Leave a comment

New Research Shows Resilience is the Antidote to a Toxic Work Environment

“Positive thinking” has turned happiness into a duty and a burden, says a Danish psychologist Everyone wants you to be happy: Self-help books dish out advice on how to stop … Continue reading

10/03/2017 · 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

Queensland’s five flood victims were in cars attempting to cross roads, say police The five people who perished during Queensland’s wild weather were in cars attempting to cross flooded roads, … Continue reading

04/05/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Build your resilience to stress I once knew someone who when asked how his day was going, would always respond, “Just another day in paradise!” While many of us say … Continue reading

15/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Why Some Things Get Better After A Disaster We often associate disasters – be they environmental, social, political, or economic — as terrible things, worthy of avoidance. And for the … Continue reading

23/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Emergence of ‘resilience-building’ as key to reduce hunger On 14 October, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), along with Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe, published a report supporting that resilience … Continue reading

19/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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