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The risk of overwork death (karoshi) in the wake of natural disasters

A review of the business resilience issues facing the food sector in 2020 The rise in food allergies in recent years has been well documented. Between 1995-2016 there was a … Continue reading

05/12/2019 · Leave a comment

Red Cross Implements Crypto to Boost Disaster-prone Communities

World Bank issues catastrophe-linked bonds for Philippines The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development or IBRD) has issued two tranches of catastrophe-linked bonds (CAT bonds) in order to … Continue reading

30/11/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Harvey linked to health problems in pregnant women, babies

Hurricane Harvey linked to health problems in pregnant women, babies Pregnant women and their newborns may be among the worst hit after a hurricane. A Texas study of women who … Continue reading

30/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Maria survivor designs DroneAid open source disaster relief tool

You’re not resilient if you don’t have WAR In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world, smart organisations are focusing on building resilience into their corporate DNA. Resilience implies the … Continue reading

14/10/2019 · Leave a comment

Satellites to the rescue after natural disasters

Children create Superhero comic contest to fight against natural disasters Entries can be sent to the UNICEF Vietnam’s Communication Section in 304 Kim Ma Street in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi … Continue reading

30/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Hyundai designs 4-legged walking car that could help during natural disasters

How technology advances natural disaster response Natural disasters seem to be occurring more frequently in recent years and create a backlog for property and casualty insurers who want to ensure … Continue reading

16/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Commits $40 Million to Explore A.I. Applications in Disaster Relief

Nigeria floods death toll hits 199 Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said … Continue reading

02/10/2018 · Leave a comment

How Technology Is Advancing Emergency Response And Survival During Natural Disasters

How Technology Is Advancing Emergency Response And Survival During Natural Disasters This was the year of natural disasters, from deadly earthquakes to record-breaking floods and California wildfires still burning today. … Continue reading

19/12/2017 · Leave a comment

Financial implications of natural disasters

Nuffield scholar rebuilds farming resilience from the ashes of Pinery fires FIRE ripped through Derek Tiller’s family farm and went on to burn some 85,000 hectares of Pinery properties in … Continue reading

02/11/2017 · Leave a comment

The next big thing in disaster recovery could be music to your ears

How IoT is playing a key role in protecting the Environment Internet of Things (IoT) has a large role to play in future of smart cities which in turn are … Continue reading

16/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Mississippi River cresting in flood-hit Illinois, southern Missouri

Mississippi River cresting in flood-hit Illinois, southern Missouri Nearly 10 million people across the Midwest were under a flood warning Saturday as several spots along the Mississippi River were expected … Continue reading

10/05/2017 · Leave a comment

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