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How to recover from a professional disaster

After Drought, Floods Compound Somalia’s Year Of Climate Misery As Somalia withered from drought early this year, and her goats dropped dead from thirst, Maka Abdi Ali begged for rain. … Continue reading

30/01/2020 · Leave a comment

One quarter of the world’s population live in countries with a high level of water stress

ED declares drought national disaster President Mnangagwa has declared the 2018/2019 El-Nino-induced drought a State of National Disaster, paving way for the launch of the Revised Zimbabwe Humanitarian Appeal yesterday … Continue reading

10/08/2019 · Leave a comment

Why Chennai, India’s Sixth Biggest City, Has Run Out Of Water

Natural Disasters in 2018 In 2018, there were 315 natural disaster events recorded with 11,804 deaths, over 68 million people affected, and US$131.7 billion in economic losses across the world. … Continue reading

27/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Putting Nature to Work: Integrating Green and Grey Infrastructure for Water Security and Climate Resilience

Cyclone Idai shows why long-term disaster resilience is so crucial Cyclone Idai struck Beira, the fourth largest city in Mozambique, in mid-March with torrential rains and winds of more than … Continue reading

12/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Water resilience

‘Era of disasters’ poses challenge for governments Experts are urging governments to act swiftly in response to the growing threat of coastal inundation to prevent damage in excess of $7 … Continue reading

20/03/2019 · Leave a comment

How Australia’s Deadliest Fires Made Thousands of Students Fall Behind

  After Hurricane Harvey, Texas senator eyes using state’s savings for flood control Before the next Hurricane Harvey strikes, and thousands of homes are damaged or destroyed, some Texas lawmakers … Continue reading

28/01/2019 · Leave a comment

World Water Day – How we can ensure resilience of our water supplies

  World Water Day – How we can ensure resilience of our water supplies How does water fit into your life and your business? Have you thought about where your … Continue reading

25/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Dutch flood expertise is big export business

Black Businesses More Likely to Have a Disaster Recovery Plan; How to Set Up Yours When it comes to dealing with unforeseen disasters that could cripple a business, black entrepreneurs … Continue reading

18/11/2017 · Leave a comment

A case for freshwater resilience

Banks risk data damage to disasters Data centres of 58 per cent banks run the risk of being damaged in disasters like earthquake and fire due to their location in … Continue reading

11/05/2017 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

How Natural Disasters Harm the Poor More Than the Rich Adolph Hitler visited Paris just once, in June 1940, in an entourage that included his architect, Albert Speer, and Arno … Continue reading

29/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

In Japan, UN chief urges global solidarity to strengthen disaster resilience, boost development With global leaders gathered in Sendai, Japan, to agree a new framework for managing disaster risk which … Continue reading

16/03/2015 · Leave a comment

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