This Week in Disaster Resilience 15 November 2019

Recent Emergencies/Disaster NSW bushfires: More than 850,000 hectares destroyed so far in season 'as bad as it gets' https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-11/nsw-bushfires-850000-hectares-destroyed-worst-to-come/11691038 England flooding: River warnings and rail delays continue https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-50357074 Three people die and 150 homes destroyed in Australian bushfires https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2019/nov/10/nsw-and-queensland-fires-fires-rage-as-conditions-expected-to-worsen Philippines – Rain From Typhoon ‘Nakri’ Causes Deadly Floods and Landslides […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 8 November 2019

Recent Emergencies/Disaster Italy and France – Rain From ‘Storm Amélie’ Triggers Floods and Landslides http://floodlist.com/europe/italy-france-storm-amelie-november-2019 Iran – Deadly Floods in Northern Provinces http://floodlist.com/asia/iran-deadly-floods-khorasan-november-2019 USA – Storms and Floods Hit North East http://floodlist.com/america/usa/halloween-storm-flood-october-2019-new-york Heavy rains have killed at least 10 people and displaced more than 270,000 in Somalia http://www.transafricaradio.net/floods-in-somalia-displace-more-than-250000-people-u-n/ Ecuador – […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 1 November 2019

  Recent Emergencies/Disaster 90,000 Sonoma County residents evacuated ahead of Kincade fire https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/10223201-181/kincade-fire-grows-to-more 2 Million Californians Without Power And 180,000 Ordered To Evacuate Amid Wildfires https://www.npr.org/2019/10/27/773844324/2-million-californians-without-power-and-180-000-ordered-to-evacuate-amid-wildfi UK weather: 'Horrendous' conditions as heavy downpours cause flooding and travel disruption https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/travel-disruption-and-football-matches-cancelled-as-heavy-rain-hits-uk-a4271531.html Deadly rains to hit Rwenzori, Kigezi areas https://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1509314/deadly-rains-hit-rwenzori-kigezi?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Nigeria – Floods […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 25 October 2019

Recent Emergencies/Disaster Floods leave hundreds homeless in eastern Uganda https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Floods-leave-hundreds-homeless-eastern-Uganda/688334-5318028-s69kc1z/index.html About 20 people have died following heavy rains across Kenya for several days https://kenyantribune.com/met-warns-kenyans-to-brace-for-heavy-rains-as-floods-kill-20/ Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23,000 people to flee their homes since early October https://www.msn.com/en-us/Weather/topstories/niger-floods-force-23-000-from-their-homes/ar-AAJ3rr4?ocid=ob-tw-enus-791 Nearly 200 000 displaced as unprecedented flooding hits South Sudan […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 18 October 2019

  Recent Emergencies/Disaster Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys military rescuers as deadly storm hits https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50032170 Firefighters make progress on Saddleridge fire; Southern California blazes kill 3, injure others https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/environment/wildfires/2019/10/12/saddleridge-fire-chars-7-500-acres-thousands-still-under-evacuation-orders/3958060002/ Typhoon Hagibis hammers Tokyo, 33 dead https://7news.com.au/news/severe-weather/typhoon-hagibis-hammers-tokyo-33-dead-c-501995 Tanzania – Floods Cause Fatalities in Morogoro and Tanga Regions http://floodlist.com/africa/tanzania-floods-morogoro-tanga-october-2019 El Salvador – Flooding […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 11 October 2019

    Recent Emergencies/Disaster More than 90,000 people affected by flooding in Yemen http://www.bernama.com/en/world/news.php?id=1775103&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Ireland – Homes Damaged After Floods From Storm Lorenzo http://floodlist.com/europe/ireland-floods-storm-lorenzo-october-2019 Iran – Deadly Flash Floods in South http://floodlist.com/asia/iran-flash-floods-hormozgan-october-2019 Colombia – Thousands Hit by Flooding in North http://floodlist.com/america/colombia-flooding-magdalena-atlantico-october-2019 Alert Level 1 raised over Taal volcano, Philippines https://watchers.news/2019/10/07/alert-level-1-raised-over-taal-volcano-philippines/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 4 October 2019

  Recent Emergencies/Disaster ‘Totally terrified’ observers catch tornado touching down outside Davis on video https://www.sacbee.com/news/california/article235604617.html Drought-hit Australian towns prepare for 'unimaginable' water crisishttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-drought-water/drought-hit-australian-towns-prepare-for-unimaginable-water-crisis-idUSKBN1WC2EP Lorenzo becomes the strongest hurricane this far north and east in the Atlantic basin https://watchers.news/2019/09/29/lorenzo-becomes-the-strongest-hurricane-this-far-north-and-east-in-the-atlantic-basin/ Tibesti – another mining-induced landslide https://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/2019/09/27/tibesti-mining-landslide/ Niger: Tens of Thousands Impacted by […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 27 September 2019

Recent Emergencies/Disaster Three kids die in Delta floods https://thenationonlineng.net/three-kids-die-in-delta-floods/ Flood: Over 150 communities submerged in Kogi – Commissioner https://dailytimes.ng/flood-over-150-communities-submerged-in-kogi-commissioner/ Albania struck by 5.6-magnitude earthquake, injuring at least 37 https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/21/europe/earthquake-albania/index.html Trinidad and Tobago – Tropical Storm Karen Causes Severe Flooding http://floodlist.com/america/trinidad-tobago-tropical-storm-karen-floods-september-2019 Haiti – 2 Dead, 4 Missing After Flash Floods in […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 20 September 2019

Recent Emergencies/Disaster The drought is now so severe it is biting in even the greenest corners of the countryhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-16/drought-now-affecting-even-the-greenest-parts-of-the-country/11487026 Tens of thousands in Chiba urged to evacuate due to possible mudslides, Japan https://watchers.news/2019/09/16/tens-of-thousands-in-chiba-urged-to-evacuate-due-to-possible-mudslides-japan/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Worst storm in over a century hits Spain, major floods and tornadoes reportedhttps://watchers.news/2019/09/12/spain-flood-tornado-september-12-2019/ Strong explosion at Sakurajima […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 13 September 2019

  Recent Emergencies/Disaster 'Like nothing we've seen': Queensland bushfires tear through rainforest https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/09/like-nothing-weve-seen-queensland-bushfires-tear-through-rainforest Tens of thousands in Atlantic Canada still in the dark after Hurricane Dorian https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/hundreds-of-thousands-still-in-the-dark-after-hurricane-dorian-1.5275706 Peregian homes destroyed after ferocious bushfire rips through Sunshine Coast community https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/10/peregian-homes-destroyed-after-ferocious-bushfire-rips-through-sunshine-coast-community?CMP=share_btn_tw Hurricane Dorian Lashes the Carolinas with Storm-Surge Flooding, Tornadoes https://www.westernjournal.com/hurricane-dorian-lashes-carolinas-storm-surge-flooding-tornadoes/ Morocco […] Read more »