Tag: Preparedness

Barbados seeking to build disaster resilience

With tsunamis accounting for $280 billion in economic losses over the last 20 years, Barbados is working towards achieving disaster resilient communities and reducing disaster losses.

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.

Hawaii highlights how resilience is changing the narrative

As an island state, Hawaii knows all too well the destructive force of our planet, based on past experiences with Hurricanes Iwa (1982) and Iniki (1992) that affected multiple islands.

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.

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