This Week in Disaster Resilience 26th February 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Floods cripple Indonesia's capital https://phys.org/news/2021-02-cripple-indonesia-capital.html 'Incredibly powerful' paroxysm at Etna, lava fountains exceeding 1 000 m (3 300 feet) in height https://watchers.news/2021/02/21/incredibly-powerful-paroxysm-etna-italy-february-20-2021/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Uganda – Rain Triggers Deadly Landslide in […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 19th February 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Japan quake brings back memories of deadly 2011 tsunami https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-quake/japan-quake-brings-back-memories-of-deadly-2011-tsunami-idUSKBN2AE01Y New Ebola outbreak declared in Guinea https://www.afro.who.int/news/new-ebola-outbreak-declared-guinea Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 3.74 mln http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2021-02/14/c_139743239.htm South Africa – Over 30 […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 12th February 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Himalayan landslide in Uttarakhand, India, leaving up to 150 feared dead in floods https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-08/himalayan-glacier-breaks-india-150-feared-dead-in-floods/13130866 Carnarvon residents take stock of flood damage in WA's north-west https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-07/carnarvon-residents-assess-damage-bill-amid-flood-recovery/13130748 Guadeloupe – Flash Floods […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 5th February 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Intensity of Cyclone Ana surprises many in Fiji https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/435540/intensity-of-cyclone-ana-surprises-many-in-fiji Thousands left homeless by storms, floods in Syria’s Idlib https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/health/thousands-left-homeless-by-storms-floods-in-syrias-idlib/ Papua New Guinea – Deadly Landslide in Morobe Province http://floodlist.com/asia/papua-new-guinea-landslide-morobe-january-2021 […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 29th January 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters At least 12 killed after Tropical Cyclone "Eloise" makes landfall near Beira, Mozambique https://watchers.news/2021/01/24/tropical-cyclone-eloise-landfall-aftermath-beira-mozambique-2021/ Burundi – Floods in Bujumbura Province Force Thousands From Their Homes http://floodlist.com/africa/burundi-floods-bujumbura-january-2021 'Like a bomb […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 22nd January 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Massive pyroclastic flow at Semeru volcano, Indonesia https://watchers.news/2021/01/17/massive-pyroclastic-flow-semeru-volcano-january-16-2021/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Severe floods hit Bolivia and Paraguay https://watchers.news/2021/01/20/bolivia-paraguay-floods-january-2021/ New paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna's Southeast Crater, Italy https://watchers.news/2021/01/19/etna-eruption-january-18-2021/ Indonesia earthquake rescuers hampered […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 15th January 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Landslides kill 11, injure 18 in Indonesia’s West Java https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/10/indonesia-landslides-kill-11-injure-18-in-west-java Coronavirus crisis worsens with global surges and fresh outbreaks https://www.newscientist.com/article/2264060-coronavirus-crisis-worsens-with-global-surges-and-fresh-outbreaks/ Deadly avalanche strikes ski resort in the world's northernmost […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 8th January 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Tropical Cyclone Imogen, the first of the season, forms over Gulf, crosses coast north of Karumba https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-01-03/first-cyclone-of-the-season-expected-to-form/13027724 At least 2 dead & over 10,000 people evacuated from floods across […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 1st January 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Flood and wind warnings across UK as Storm Bella sweeps in https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/dec/26/flood-and-wind-warnings-across-uk-as-storm-bella-sweeps-in Deadly flooding hits Rio de Janeiro, Brazil https://watchers.news/2020/12/24/deadly-flooding-hits-rio-de-janeiro-brazil/ Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits off the coast […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 24th December 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters UK weather: Landslides and flooding after half a month's rain falls in one day https://news.sky.com/story/uk-weather-landslides-and-flooding-after-half-a-months-rain-falls-in-one-day-12168053 European neighbours shut doors to Britain amid alarm over new coronavirus strain https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-britain-travel-idUSKBN28U0GZ Philippines […] Read more »