Category: People & Community

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

Why AI, 3D printing and IoT will reach new heights in 2019

Sam Rothwell, HSO team lead, explores the manufacturing trends that we may see appearing in 2019.

MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off a cargo ship in a storm.

Our work in 2018 – 100 Resilient Cities

The urban resilience movement is growing and gaining steam in cities around the world.

The cost of natural disasters in 2018: US$155 billion

This year was the fourth-costliest on record for the insurance industry despite a drop in total economic losses from natural and man-made catastrophes.

Jupiter 101 | National Geographic

From its mysterious core to its stormy surface, there's plenty to learn about the fifth planet from the sun.

How an Explosion Turned New York’s Night Sky an Electric Blue

A transformer explosion in Queens sent an eerie blue light flooding the nighttime sky over New York City Thursday night, startling residents.

FSA and PHE issue advice to prevent foodborne illnesses during the holidays

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued advice to prevent food poisoning over the holidays while Public Health England (PHE) has warned about norovirus.

Fire safety tips for the Christmas holiday season

The Office of the Fire Commissioner and Emergency Management B.C. have provided a list of life-saving precautions over the holiday season to prevent fires.

Resilience in 2019 will be much broader than preparedness

Resilience goes beyond your traditional emergency management and preparedness: it extends to community capacity building, health, cyber security, business continuity and critical infrastructure.

Resilient Animals – How Climate Change affects animals

The record low levels of sea ice extent which both the Arctic and Antarctic experienced this winter made the news around the world.

David Attenborough: ‘The collapse of our civilizations is on the horizon’

Renowned nature broadcaster David Attenborough has told world leaders that climate change could lead to collapse of civilizations, and much of the natural world.

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