This Week in Disaster Resilience 17th September 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Destructive tornado hits the island of Pantelleria, killing 2 people, Italy https://watchers.news/2021/09/11/pantelleria-tornado-damage-casualties-september-2021/ Wildfires in Spain https://www.dailysabah.com/world/europe/6000-hectares-of-woodland-destroyed-in-wildfires-in-spain Vietnam – 2 Killed in Floods as Storm Conson Dumps 900mm of Rain https://floodlist.com/asia/vietnam-storm-conson-september-2021 Pakistan – […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 10th September 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Mexico – Deadly Flash Floods in Morelos https://floodlist.com/america/mexico-floods-morelos-september-2021 Indonesia – Floods Affected Thousands in Borneo, 2 Killed in East Nusa Tenggara https://floodlist.com/asia/indonesia-floods-september-2021 Nepal – Dozens Rescued After Severe Floods […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 3rd September

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Ida makes landfall in Louisiana packing powerful winds https://www.sbs.com.au/news/extremely-dangerous-hurricane-ida-makes-landfall-in-louisiana-packing-powerful-winds ‘We Are Prepared to Fight.’ Caldor Fire Continues to Creep Towards Sierra-at-Tahoe https://activenorcal.com/we-are-prepared-to-fight-caldor-fire-continues-to-creep-towards-sierra-at-tahoe/ Mexico – 3 Injured […] Read more »

Launch of Disaster Resilience Education for Young People Handbook

Molino Stewart Principal Neil Dufty was the writer of the newly released Disaster Resilience Education for Young People Handbook published by the Australian Government through the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR). The new Handbook was launched on 1 September and is one of a series of handbooks published by […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 6th August 2021

  Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Wildfires burn across Italy, Spain, Greece and Turkey in heatwave bringing temperatures above 40C https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/aug/01/tourists-evacuated-from-pescara-as-italy-records-over-800-wildfires Western Wildfires May Take Weeks To Months To Contain https://www.npr.org/2021/08/01/1023274008/western-wildfires-oregon-california-drought Wildfires destroy entire […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 30th July 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Heavy rain in India triggers floods, landslides; at least 125 dead https://www.reuters.com/world/india/heavy-rain-india-triggers-floods-landslides-least-125-dead-2021-07-24/ Woman Dead, Three Missing After Flooding in CO Burn Area https://www.firefighternation.com/news/woman-dead-three-missing-after-flooding-in-co-burn-area/ Flooding in London after heavy rain […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 23rd July 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Merkel visits areas devastated by 'terrifying' floods as death toll reaches 190 in Europe https://www.france24.com/en/europe/20210718-merkel-to-visit-areas-devastated-by-floods-in-germany-as-death-toll-in-europe-tops-180 US firefighters bracing for dangerous weather as 70 wildfires burn across California and Oregon […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 16th July 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Violent tornado hits downtown Shenxian, leaving catastrophic damage, China https://watchers.news/2021/07/11/shenxian-shandong-china-tornado-damage-july-2021/ Northern California wildfire grows, destroys homes amid extreme conditions https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-07-11/northern-california-wildfire-grows-destroys-homes-beckwourth-complex-fire B.C.'s wildfire service battles 49 new fires over the […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 9th July 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Tropical storm watch issued for Florida Keys as Elsa whips Dominican Republic and Haiti https://edition.cnn.com/2021/07/03/weather/hurricane-elsa-saturday/index.html Japanese rescuers find two bodies, continue search for 20 more after landslide in Atami, […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 2nd July 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant spreading fast in California https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-06-27/highly-contagious-delta-coronavirus-variant-spreading-in-california USA – State of Emergency Declared in Response to Floods in Southeast Michigan http://floodlist.com/america/usa/floods-michigan-detroit-june-2021 Romania – 1 Dead, 1 […] Read more »