Open data and innovative media platforms present new challenges in crisis management – but also bring new opportunities!
Lessons learned from many hurricanes in many countries about designing, deploying and managing a resilient community-based response networks.
In Texas, a grocery chain is now inspiring memes. One goes like this: “State and federal resources are struggling to get into impacted areas. H.E.B. — outta the way, we’re […]
Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, after swiftly gathering strength over the Gulf of Mexico. It made landfall as a category 4 storm, with […]
Why video games are obsessed with the apocalypse! For decades, video games have had a fascination with the end of the world. Why is it that we find it so […]
Once again, everything comes back to Game of Thrones! While in the midst of preparations for an upcoming disaster at Winterfell, Sansa Stark displays true Chief Resilience Officer capabilities. Who […]
With new technology comes a variety of applications that can have tremendous benefits to organizations, society – and, of course, the way we handle emergency management. Technology gives emergency management […]
See why 80 to 90% of people respond inappropriately in a crisis. Would you do better?
The costs of natural disasters are becoming too much to bear – and it’s driving up premiums no matter where you live. The solution may be a transformative type of […]
This weekend was the inaugural Fyre Festival. It was supposed to be the Coachella of the Bahamas. It was supposed to be a VIP experience. Instead it was Millennial Armageddon. Tickets […]
The Quebec government has launched an investigation into the response that left hundreds of vehicles stranded on a snowy Montreal highway. The Quebec government has apologized, sanctioned two employees and […]
68% of US small-business owners don’t have a written disaster recovery plan, even though about half (49%) said it would take their business at least three months to recover from […]