Category: Crisis management

Taking responsibility: Communicating in a crisis

Taking ownership of a crisis response is crucial, no matter what the cause of the incident.

Japan to test disaster warning system for Asia-Pacific region using satellite

The system could be particularly effective in encouraging evacuation and managing relief activities in remote areas such as small islands and mountainous regions

US Shutdown Plays into Hackers’ Hands

The US government shutdown is having a chilling effect on national cybersecurity

Bethesda Accidentally Leaked Personal Data of ‘Fallout 76’ Customers Looking for Help

The game publisher accidentally sent support ticket information to customers using its help desk.

A tale of two wildfires: devastation highlights California’s stark divide

Some escaped Malibu by yacht while people fled Paradise on foot. But both cities face a brutal new normal, writes the scholar and urban theorist Mike Davis.

Could hockey pucks stop an active shooter?

Faculty members purchased 800 hockey pucks for teachers and another 1,700 pucks for students following a recent active shooter training.

The best kept secret in the disaster business

Believe it or not, I’m now going to draw a comparison between a wedding and a disaster (because, after all, some disasters are just big fat Greek weddings on steroids).

Nepal: Quake survivors can avail six types of soft loan from banks

The National Reconstruction Authority is preparing to launch a comprehensive post-reconstruction rehabilitation programme for earthquake and natural disaster victims.

Why it’s so hard to help pets in natural disasters

We’ve learned a lot about handling animal care and sheltering needs in disasters

Entire city of Malibu evacuated as fires race through Southern California

Fast-moving wildfires have forced thousands of evacuations, including the entire city of Malibu and a sprawling naval base.

Recent natural disasters trigger complaints from disability groups

Why some advocates are expressing alarm that federal emergency response efforts are failing to protect the well-being and civil rights of people with disabilities.

How natural disasters impact elections

The way politicians handle themselves in the wake of a natural disaster can greatly influence their careers and subsequent elections.

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