This Week in Disaster Resilience 14th January 2022

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters At least 19 dead, including 9 children, in massive fire at NYC apartment; 63 hurt in total https://abc7ny.com/bronx-fire-apartment-new-york-city-fdny/11445294/  22 freeze to death after unprecedented snowstorm traps thousands of cars […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 31st December 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Brazil - Dam collapses prompting urgent evacuation https://rsoe-edis.org/eventList/details/144175/1 Spain declares end to La Palma volcano eruption https://www.dw.com/en/spain-declares-end-to-la-palma-volcano-eruption/a-60256505 9 feet of snow wallops California mountains as brutal cold invades U.S. […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 24th December 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Malaysia’s worst flooding in years leaves 30,000 people displaced https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/dec/19/malaysias-worst-flooding-in-years-leaves-30000-people-displaced One dead, two people critical after severe storm hits Sydney's northern beaches https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-19/one-dead-two-injured-after-sydney-storm-northern-beaches/100712606 Typhoon Rai: rescue efforts continue after […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 17th December 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Intense deluge forces evacuations in France https://www.rt.com/news/542841-heavy-rains-trigger-flooding-france/ 'Quad-State Tornado' crossed four states in four hours, a rare December tornado https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/quad-state-tornado-crossed-four-states-four-hours-leaving-trail-death-rcna8465 Violent tornado outbreak hits U.S. South and Midwest, leaving up […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 10th December 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 15 killed, 27 missing and 57 injured after massive eruption at Semeru volcano, Indonesia https://watchers.news/2021/12/05/semeru-volcano-eruption-damage-casualties-indonesia-december-2021/  Floods cut off communities in South Sudan's Unity state https://www.reuters.com/markets/commodities/floods-cut-off-communities-south-sudans-unity-state-2021-12-03/  Indonesia volcano erupts again, […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 3rd December 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Severe flood hits Malta during one of the country's worst storms ever https://watchers.news/2021/11/26/severe-flood-malta-november-25-2021/ Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits northern Peru https://watchers.news/2021/11/28/peru-m7-5-earthquake-november-28-2021/ Canberra's rainiest November on record https://watchers.news/2021/11/26/canberra-rainiest-november-record-2021/ NSW floods and […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 26th November 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 leaves 17 dead, dozens missing as rescue teams look for survivors https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-20/heavy-rains-in-india-kill-17-dozens-missing/100637258 Colombia – Thousands Hit by Floods After Rivers Overflow in Chocó https://floodlist.com/america/colombia-floods-choco-november-2021 Panama […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 19th November 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters NSW and Victoria floods: rivers break banks as rain and wind lash Australia’s eastern states https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/nov/13/major-flood-warnings-for-parts-of-nsw-and-victoria-as-rain-and-strong-winds-batter-east-coast River towns Forbes, Cowra, Cottons Weir and Nanami brace for flooding as dam […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 12th November 2021

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Bosnia – Floods Prompt Evacuations and Cause Power Outages https://floodlist.com/europe/bosnia-floods-november-2021 Indonesia – Flash Floods in Batu City Leave at Least 6 Dead https://floodlist.com/asia/indonesia-flash-floods-in-batu-city-leave-at-least-6-dead 9 dead, 2 missing after floods […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 5th November 2021

  Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Indonesia – Thousands Hit by Floods in West Kalimantan, Deadly Landslides in Central Kalimantan https://floodlist.com/asia/indonesia-floods-kalimantan-october-2021 Iraq – Severe Floods Hit Erbil, Kurdistan https://floodlist.com/asia/iraq-floods-erbil-kurdistan-october-2021 Guatemala – Floods and Landslides […] Read more »