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

Most Americans Rather To Rebuild Than Move In Natural Disaster Polls – Houston Public Media

GRAND ISLE, LA – SEPTEMBER 4: A man works on the roof of a storm damaged home after Hurricane Ida on September 4, 2021 in Grand Isle, Louisiana. Even as … Read More

Indispensable for making disaster preparedness a “Malaysian family” culture

KUALA LUMPUR: It is important to make disaster preparedness a culture Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian family), said Minister of the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions) Datuk Dr Abdul Latiff Ahmad. He … Read More

Australian government continues to act on National Natural Disaster Royal Commission recommendations

The Australian government announced today that it will provide up to $ 20 million to implement Australia’s new fire risk assessment system in addition to a series of other initiatives … Read More

Disaster preparedness exercise held in the village of Chitral – Journal

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Red Crescent Society Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) conducted a week-long disaster simulation exercise in the Brep region of Mastuj, the Upper … Read More

Senator Peters Convenes Hearing on Natural Disaster Emergency Management

© Shutterstock Gary Peters US Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, called a hearing on Wednesday to examine the country’s readiness to … Read More

Odisha’s model of natural disaster management is the best in the country

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has proven to be the best model for disaster management at the national level. The National Academy of Administration Lal Bahadur Shastri, in collaboration with the Odisha Natural … Read More

Oregon Releases Natural Disaster Resource Guide for Oregon Residents | New

September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, and the Oregon Department of Justice, the Department of Consumer and Business Services, and the Council of Building Contractors have prepared a new resource … Read More

DVIDS – News – Task Force Koa Moana 21 participates in Disaster Preparedness Month in Palau

Airai, Republic of Palau – (September 15, 2021) Marines and Sailors with Task Force Koa Moana 21, IMarine Expeditionary Force, in partnership with Civic Action Team Palau 36-05 and Palau … Read More

Nigel Clarke | Tackling the Fiscal Risk of Natural Disaster – Jamaica’s Catastrophe Bond | Remark

Implementing and sustaining a strategy to counter the fiscal risks of natural disasters are as important to Jamaica’s economic security as preserving the adequacy of foreign exchange reserves and debt … Read More

Microsoft wants cloud computing to reshape natural disaster modeling, but challenges remain – TechCrunch

Weather forecasting is a notoriously difficult field, but it is a business that is becoming increasingly vital to the day-to-day functioning of our planet. Climate change is intensifying the scale … Read More

VA considers natural disaster response as part of agency’s fourth mission

The Department of Veterans Affairs has sent medical personnel and other supports to areas affected by extreme weather conditions. The Department of Veterans Affairs is sending medical personnel and other … Read More

FEMA rewards National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) with two new training programs

FEMA rewards National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) with two new training programs by the National Center for Disaster Preparedness |September 20, 2021 Columbia University’s Climate School’s National Center for … Read More

Disaster preparedness starts with investing in public interest law

This summer, nearly one on three Americans have experienced a meteorological disaster. Hurricane Ida alone hit hundreds of thousands people in Louisiana and along the east coast, and climate change … Read More

Assessment of Nashville’s Disaster Preparedness in an Era of Cascading Crises | City limits

Consequences of the March 2020 tornado in East Nashville Photo: Eric England The past 18 months have seen a cascade of disasters, both natural and man-made, and have shown how … Read More

Baton Rouge Disaster Group to Donate and Distribute 20,000 Holiday Meals to Families Affected by Hurricane Lake Charles

Wayne Stabiler, Jr., CEO of Disaster Resource Group, today announced the donation of nearly 20,000 meals to prepare and give to families in Lake Charles affected by Hurricanes Laura and … Read More