Tag: Preparedness

11 jobs that go into overdrive when a natural disaster strikes

Fortunately, there are people ready to spring into action when storm surges, flooding and high winds threaten.

Why we do not prepare for earthquakes | Steven Eberlein | TEDxPortland

Can a society adapt to a risk that it has never experienced before?

Make it your business to be flood resilient

The UK Environment Agency is working with North East businesses to ensure they are prepared for flooding.

Resilient Los Angeles: A conversation with 100RC President Michael Berkowitz and Mayor Eric Garcetti

In February 2018, the City of Los Angeles released the world's 38th resilience strategy, a visionary and concrete plan for a resilient future!

GitHub survived the biggest DDoS attack ever recorded

A 1.3 Tbs DDoS hit GitHub, the largest yet recorded

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.

Resilient infrastructure brings the Mexican community together

Find how Mexico develops its flood-prevention capacity using original and ingenious resilient methods!

How 5 Chief Resilience Officers are preparing for the next 50 years

From Oakland, California, to Semarang, Indonesia, these chief resilience officers are fighting to make their cities stronger—whether through flood planning or cybersecurity.

Credit rating agency issues warning on climate change to cities

One of the largest credit rating agencies is warning U.S. cities and states to prepare for the effects of climate change or risk being downgraded.

The ABI’s buildings blueprint: Reducing flood and fire risk

Ten priorities for reducing the risks posed by flooding and fire.

5 takeaways from hurricane season for crisis communications

The recent forces of nature with hurricanes Harvey and Irma remind us what good communication can and should look like, especially when it’s a matter of life and death.

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