FEMA Announces Disaster Assistance and Adaptation Initiatives to Advance Climate Resilience

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Thursday announced two initiatives to advance climate change resilience. The initiatives are the formation of a corporate steering group for climate adaptation and … Read More

Of 80 recommendations for natural disaster arrangements, nine are complete: Littleproud

Of the 80 recommendations submitted to the Royal Commission for National Disaster Arrangements, nine have been completed and five are on track, according to Agriculture Minister David Littleproud. “We are … Read More

Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Planning for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management in Hospitals | Proskauer – Dissertation on healthcare law

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is still active around the world, leaders and regulators in the healthcare industry have already started to think about how to implement post-pandemic changes in the … Read More

Flooding remains one of the biggest losses from natural disasters, according to ASEAN Insurance Pulse

KUALA LUMPUR (October 26): Among all natural hazards, flooding is one of the main contributors to loss from natural disasters around the world, which caused 16% of all secondary insured … Read More

Duck, cover yourself, here! NDRRMC hosts nationwide seismic exercise on November 11 – Manila Bulletin

The National Council for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRMC) urged the public to participate in the nationwide simultaneous seismic exercise (NSED) in the fourth quarter of this year on … Read More

Senator Kennedy Co-Sponsors Bill to Redirect Pandemic Funds for Natural Disaster Needs in Louisiana | Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – The United States Senate has passed a bipartisan bill that would allow unspent funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to be used for natural … Read More

State report highlights ODOT fire clean-up efforts – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

The Almeda fire destroyed vehicles as well as homes and businesses. [Vickie Aldous/Mail Tribune] A state report commissioned by the Oregon Department of Transportation highlighted the agency’s work to clean … Read More

Climate refugees: US must act as more people flee natural disaster areas, report says – National

Worsening climate change requires the United States to do much more to track, facilitate and manage the flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the Biden administration said on Thursday in … Read More

Pamplin Media Group – Great ShakeOut shows that disaster preparedness goes beyond pandemics

Thursday’s global earthquake exercise helps people understand what it takes to survive massive event Amid a pandemic that has claimed more than 4.9 million lives worldwide, dozens of countries are … Read More

Future Developments of Natural Catastrophe Insurance Market, Major Companies, Industry Size and Research Report Requests – EcoChunk

DeepResearchReports has uploaded a latest report on the Natural Catastrophe Insurance Industry from its research database. The natural catastrophe insurance market is segmented by regions / countries. All the key … Read More

African Development Bank donates vehicles to boost disaster preparedness in Zimbabwe

The African Development Bank this week handed over a batch of vehicles, tools and equipment to officials in Zimbabwe. The vehicles will strengthen the country’s capacity in disaster preparedness and … Read More