Tag: Natural Disaster

Harmful bacteria thrived in post-Hurricane Harvey floodwaters

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25, 2017, bringing more than 50 inches of rain and extreme flooding to the city of Houston.

As death toll soars, Guatemala officials admit volcano alert sent too late

Officials admit alert was too late to save lives as Guatemala volcano death toll hits 100.

His house survived a devastating wildfire. Now, it’s an island in the ashes.

In October 2017, the city of Santa Rosa was hit by the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in California state history.

Guatemala volcano: Several dead as Fuego volcano erupts

Seven people are reported killed and Guatemala City airport closes after Fuego spews ash and smoke.

How the Kilauea Eruption Affected This Hawaii Community | National Geographic

Sharing a deep connection to nature’s power—and to people displaced by it—two photographers document a volcano’s destruction, and help the Leilani Estates community recover.

See a Gigantic Sinkhole on New Zealand’s North Island | National Geographic

A giant sinkhole measuring about 650 feet long and up to 100 feet wide opened up in the ground on New Zealand's North Island.

In the face of extreme weather events, Canada must plan for resiliency

This year's federal budget is another step forward in ensuring we are prepared to manage the risks that lie ahead.

World’s Most Resilient Creatures – ‘Indestructible’ Animals

According to research, here are all the ways not to kill a tardigrade!

Chocolates and flowers are not enough! Give your organization Business Continuity.

You are invited to join us for the ISO 22301 Lead Implementer training and certification event in Alpharetta, GA, USA on 26-30 March!

Disaster resilience saves six times as much as it costs

A new report finds that federal disaster-mitigation grants produce an average of $6 in societal savings for every dollar spent.

Is storm-ravaged Alberta insurable?

Storms, hurricanes and floods driven in part by climate change will cost the federal disaster fund $902 million a year, well above past averages.

All the catastrophes that the World Economic Forum says we should worry about

Every year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) asks its community of experts what keeps them up at night. Their answer is a collage of our greatest fears.

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