Collaboration key to building resilient communities to withstand disasters

There is some talk about collaboration as a strategy to build resilient society.  Translating that talk into action is another matter. Regardless, every bit of effort in right direction counts.  Therefore we think it is worth sharing this article published in Canadian Underwriter which cited Steven Blaney, Canada’s minister of public safety and emergency preparedness. As Mr…

25 Devastating Effects Of Climate Change

I found this article by Leslie Baehr, Chelsea Harvey published recently in the Business Insider (Australia) which I think makes for mandatory sharing.  The authors make a compelling case with a list of issues that are already taking serious toll on socio-economic sustainability globally.  The world is getting warmer and that’s already causing disasters that will devastate…

How to prepare for and survive a disaster

This infographic is part of the article written by MoneyMax, the Philippines’ major platform for comparing financial and telecom products and services for ABS-CBNnews.com. Full article can be read is available at Resilience Reporter or here

Cost of disasters (infographic)

Balcombes Claims Management recently shared an infographic displaying the catastrophic costs around the world caused by natural disasters. From earthquakes in Japan, China, and Haiti, to the ongoing typhoons in Indonesia, the financial amounts are staggering. Can the economic toll from future disasters like these be reduced?

Collaboration: An emerging dominance in disaster resilience

The emergence of the disaster resilience narrative over the past 15 years has been a slow process. It has been challenged by both the policy and practice arms of disaster management jargon in Australia, despite some outwardly significant projects aiming to establish a disaster resilience dialogue as an integral part of the way the country…

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