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Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub launched in Australia. The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience has launched a new knowledge hub that will act as a source of expertise for government organisations and communities working to prepare for natural disasters. The hub … Continue reading →
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This article provides a review of the new book The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters, by its author, Robert Muir-Wood. He is the CEO of Risk Management Solutions.  Worth reading and considering his negative views … Continue reading →
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Trump’s Response To Disaster Relief Raises Alarms. Concern mounts as hurricane and wildfire season nears.
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Fire and Rain 05-18-2017
Author:  Jessica Stapf While the title of this post harkens back to a song I first heard as a small child thanks to my mother’s impeccable taste in music, it’s also an accurate depiction of events across the countr...
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Author:  Caroline Strunk When we think about the aftermath of a disaster, we often picture the devastating physical damage it leaves behind. Rows of homes underwater, roads turned into rivers, entire neighborhoods ...
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Author:  Rev. Jamie Johnson The burning of a house of worship not only devastates the affected congregation, but wounds the entire community. Whether the motivation behind the arson is hate or reckless vandalism, a...
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Fort McMurray is a lesson for the rest of the Western United States about the increase in fire danger that we have seen develop over the years as the drought in the West has continued. For a wildland fire this was very expensive due to the loss of 2,400 homes and then also the impact of lost economi...
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Tom Bossert, who has been named to be the president's homeland security adviser appears, to know "which end is up" when it comes to homeland security and emergency management. If you look at the link above, it gives a brief work history. In particular I like the fact that he has worked at the Federa...
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