This Week in Disaster Resilience 19 July 2019

  Recent emergencies/disaster Western Australia struck by 6.5 magnitude earthquake Indonesia rocked by 7.3 magnitude earthquake as Ring of Fire activity rises Rainfall threatens Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry moves inland 50 dead, dozens missing in Nepal floods Heavy rain and floods in India's Assam kill at […] Read more »

Barwon and Moorabool Total Flood Warning System

Working with flood consultants Water Technology, Molino Stewart assessed the current flood warning arrangements for communities along the Barwon and Moorabool Rivers near Geelong in Victoria. Using its 12-component Total Flood Warning System (TFWS) assessment methodology, Molino Stewart identified gaps and improvements in a report to the Corangamite Catchment Management […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 12 July 2019

Recent emergencies/disaster Powerful M7.1 earthquake hits Southern California Strong earthquake hits Indonesia's Maluku Islands Flood destroys 70 houses, renders 510 persons homeless in Nigeria Ratnagiri dam breach: Flooding causes 44% of dam failures in India China – Thousands Displaced by Floods in Jiangxi Province Bangladesh – […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 5 July 2019

  Recent emergencies/disaster Massive damage after worst floods in history hit Irkutsk region of Siberia, Russia High-level eruption at Manam volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Papua New Guinea Anxiety in Nigerian States as fear of flood mounts European heatwave: Spain battles major Catalonia […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 28 June 2019

  Recent emergencies/disaster 8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday 8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday Ecuador – Deadly Floods and Landslides in Tungurahua Province UK – Rescues After Heavy Rain Causes Floods in Scotland Extreme rainfall hits capital Belgrade, 1 […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 21 June 2019

Recent emergencies/disaster Violent hailstorms hit France, catastrophic agricultural damage reported Death toll surpasses 60, 9,300 homes collapsed as heavy rain hits China Strong eruption at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 9.8 km (32 000 feet), Mexico Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes evacuated Drought in Africa leaves 45 […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 14 June 2019

Recent emergencies/disaster Battling a wild fire in Southwest China’s Sichuan province Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast USA deal with flooding, high water rescues Heavy rain prompts flash flood warnings in Charlotte area; three who died identified China – Thousands Displaced After Floods in […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 7 June 2019

      Recent emergencies/disaster Thousands in northwest Alberta put on evacuation alert as wildfires grow Mexico – Flash Flooding in San Luis Potosí After Torrential Rain Nicaragua – Floods Leave 2 Dead, Homes Damaged In central US, levee breaches flood some communities Lake Ontario hits […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 31 May 2019

  Recent emergencies/disaster Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven After wildfires ravage Israeli homes, American Jews send emergency aid Afghanistan – More Flash Floods Leave 24 Dead, Houses Destroyed Oman – Deadly Flash Floods Hit North Iran […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 24 May 2019

  Recent emergencies/disaster Over 45 tornadoes touch down across four US states Flooding in Mali kills at least 15 Extreme hailstorm stops traffic in Shifa, Saudi Arabia while intense flooding inundates other parts of the country and Oman Growing wildfire prompts warning for Alberta town to prepare […] Read more »