This Week in Disaster Resilience 30th October 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Nearly 9,000 flee homes in Philippines as Molave intensifies into typhoon https://news.trust.org/item/20201025111751-eylg2/ Covid: Spain imposes national night-time curfew to curb infections https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54682222 Flash flood hits Tumbarumba in NSW, forcing […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 23rd October 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Hyderabad rains trigger flash floods in Baba Nagar area, rescue teams at spot https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/hyderabad-rains-trigger-flash-floods-baba-nagar-area-rescue-teams-spot-135608 Slovakia – Floods Cause Fatality and Prompt Evacuations http://floodlist.com/europe/slovakia-floods-october-2020 Togo – Thousands Affected by Oti […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 16th October 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters After two days of heavy rain, parts of Port Fairy and Warrnambool have flooded https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/more-than-150-homes-at-risk-in-once-in-a-decade-coastal-flooding-20201009-p563sc.html Five In Vietnam And Two In Cambodia Die In Floods https://theaseanpost.com/article/five-vietnam-and-two-cambodia-die-floods Storm-ravaged southwestern Louisiana […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 9th October 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Mexico – Thousands Affected by Floods After Heavy Rain From Tropical Storm Gamma http://floodlist.com/america/mexico-floods-storm-gamma-october-2020 France and Italy – Deadly Flash Floods After 630mm of Rain in 24 Hours http://floodlist.com/europe/france-italy-floods-storm-alex-october-2020 […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 2nd October 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters  Wildfire erupts in California's Napa County, emergency evacuations over 'dangerous rate of spread' https://www.foxnews.com/us/wildfire-california-napa-county-glass-fire-emergency-evacuation-fire-weather  Severe storms in Italy produce damaging tornadoes, flash floods and landslides https://watchers.news/2020/09/26/tornado-waterspout-italy-september-2020/  Nepal – Heavy Rain […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 25th September 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters  Three dead after rare Mediterranean storm batters Greece https://news.trust.org/item/20200920092038-efnll/  Tropical Storm Beta, Forecast to Move Inland Monday, Churns in the Gulf https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/20/us/tropical-storm-beta.html  Myanmar – Deadly Floods and Landslides in Mandalay […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 18th September 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters A Siege of 80 Large, Uncontained Wildfires Sweeps the Hot, Dry West https://insideclimatenews.org/news/09092020/wildfires-american-west-climate The death toll from wildfires choking the west coast of the US continued https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/13/us-west-coast-choked-by-smoke-as-firefighters-tackle-deadly-wildfires?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Floods generated […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 11th September 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters  Sudan declares state of emergency from floods https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/sudan-declares-state-of-emergency-from-floods-/1963811  Flood kills four, destroys 5200 houses in Kano https://www.legit.ng/1363191-flood-kills-destroys-5200-houses-kano.html  Creek Fire: Helicopters rescue dozens of trapped California campers https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54046468  California Sets Record […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 4th September 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Devastating debris flows in Charikar, Afghanistan https://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/2020/08/28/charikar-debris-flows-1/ Death toll up to 16 for Hurricane Laura https://abcnews.go.com/US/hurricane-laura-remnants-heading-northeast/ Pakistan – 19 Dead After Heavy Rainfall Triggers Floods in North http://floodlist.com/asia/pakistan-floods-khyberpakhtunkhwa-azadkashmir-august-2020 Typhoon […] Read more »

This Week in Disaster Resilience 28th August 2020

Dear colleague, Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news this week… Recent emergencies/disasters Cameroon – Floods in Douala Leave Hundreds Displaced http://floodlist.com/africa/cameroon-floods-douala-august-2020 Turkey – Deadly Flash Floods in Giresun Province http://floodlist.com/asia/turkey-deadly-flash-floods-in-giresun-province Tropical Storm Laura Kills at Least 8 People in Haiti, Dominican […] Read more »