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An App Built for Hurricane Harvey Is Now Saving Lives in Florida

Typhoons ‘trick’ Japan’s cherry trees into blooming months early The arrival of Japan’s famed cherry blossoms is the cue for groups of office workers to eat and drink, cast off … Continue reading

20/10/2018 · Leave a comment

DARPA’s tiny robots to have a big impact on disaster relief

Bitcoin billionaire Brock Pierce wants to transform Puerto Rico into a crypto paradise Hurricane Maria was one of the worst natural disasters in US history, devastating the island of Puerto … Continue reading

08/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Could this new Chinese radar system really be used to play God with the weather?

We must be prepared to respond to natural disasters Texas is renowned for its diversity of land and people. What isn’t commonly known is that we also lead the nation … Continue reading

08/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Artificial Intelligence: Weather Forecasting and Prediction of Natural Disasters

Travel industry urgently needs to tackle overtourism, disaster resilience Industry speakers at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) joint debate last week outlined … Continue reading

25/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Supercomputers are driving a revolution in hurricane forecasting

Supercomputers are driving a revolution in hurricane forecasting Back in 1998, the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts housed the 27th most-powerful supercomputer in the world, with 116 cores providing … Continue reading

12/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Here’s What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

  USDA implements up to $2.36B to help ag producers recover from hurricanes, wildfires U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture will make disaster payments … Continue reading

12/04/2018 · Leave a comment

This Smart Home Technology Is the Best Defense Against Natural Disasters

This Smart Home Technology Is the Best Defense Against Natural Disasters With the West coast assaulted by wildfires and the deadly mudslides that California’s years-long drought has wrought, some green … Continue reading

25/01/2018 · 1 Comment

Earthquake and tsunami warning messages in Japan coming directly to Android 8.1 Oreo

Earthquake and tsunami warning messages in Japan coming directly to Android 8.1 Oreo Given Japan’s propensity for earthquakes and tsunamis, having a standardized system to alert people of the risk … Continue reading

03/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Disaster zones could soon be salvaged by teams of smart devices – here’s how

Businesses taught to be resilient to natural disasters THE Business Continuity Planning — Train the Trainers workshop held at the Takia Hotel in Labasa yesterday is expected to make businesses … Continue reading

03/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Resilient Australia Awards

Extra $220M package to assist Queenslanders bounce back from TC Debbie The Palaszczuk Government has proposed it and the Turnbull Government jointly fund a $220 million package to provide additional … Continue reading

18/05/2017 · Leave a comment

Build it Back is a “categorical failure,” emergency management guru Brad Gair

Build it Back, FEMA, HUD blasted at Donovan hearing Build it Back is a “categorical failure,” emergency management guru Brad Gair said during a congressional hearing Monday, and if Staten … Continue reading

15/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Disaster insurance experts: Business survival depends on preparedness, business continuity planning

China floods leave more than 120 dead, scores missing, state media says Flooding has forced some 1.3 million people to evacuate vast areas near China’s longest river and its connected … Continue reading

07/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Renewable Energy and Protecting the Grid from Terrorism and Natural Disasters A society that relies on technology becomes extremely vulnerable when the technology fails, and since most of our gadgets … Continue reading

31/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

  Five dead after heavy storms in south of France At least five people have died after heavy storms in the south of France close to the border with Spain. … Continue reading

03/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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