After two quakes shook Southern California, here are some tips to get ready and stay safe before the next one strikes.
Here are some age-appropriate ways to discuss these traumatic events.
Leaked audio shows Trump barely mentioned hurricanes.
In our neighborhoods, we can focus on what is changeable but significant to surviving and recovering quickly from a wide scale event, whether it is a short-term natural disaster or a long-term economically induced emergency.
Remote and mobile print capabilities can make it convenient for your employees to print documents using their smartphones
And with recent research from the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University showing that more than
Just consider a simple forecast. Without action, parts of Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and numerous other coastal cities around the globe will continue to sink faster than the sea level rises.
I joined about 6000 other delegates from around the world this week for the first ever World Humanitarian Summit. While 350.org doesn't provide humanitarian aid, we're increasingly concerned with just how hard climate change is biting, and committed to supporting people-oriented responses to the impacts of climate change.
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Actually, right now is the perfect time to get prepared since Saturday, April 30 is National PrepareAthon Day, which is part
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It might sound dramatic to hear people say the world is at a "critical juncture" and faces a "staggering escalation" in humanitarian needs. Well, it's true.
Think about the places where you spend your time. If you're at the gym when disaster strikes do they have First Aid kits
This is fairly simple to do if all you are trying to accomplish is to create a home where zombies cannot enter.
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A decade later, we are aware of the increasing frequency and severity of extreme weather events associated with climate change. Together, we are making tremendous progress in planning for a myriad of needs these disasters create.
Children are especially vulnerable during natural disasters. We witnessed this after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, when 1,833
There isn't a one-size-fits-all extreme weather preparedness plan for all small businesses. Location, industry and operational logistics all play a role in that preparation. Fortunately, several resources are available to aid small businesses in this effort.
Resilience is a word we hear a lot lately, most often applied to communities devastated by the weather-related disasters which have become increasingly common in the era of climate change. It also applies to cities, like Baltimore, that are reeling from civic unrest.
Technology won't prevent a disaster and it can't solve post-disaster challenges. But as in young Samuel's case, it certainly can help save lives.
What started this unfortunate chain of events? A tripped electrical breaker created smoke that engulfed the tunnel near DC
Understand your worst case scenarios. Don't let them consume the tenets of your business, but understand what can jeopardize your business and understand the framework of the actions you would need to take. Often, action required has to happen quickly and deliberately.