Is Resilience Falling Victim to Political Expediency?
With media reports suggesting that at least 124 people have died because of Hurricane Irma and that more than 60 have lost their lives in Hurricane...
Flood Protection for Cities Needed Now
Expect more images of flood evacuees scrambling into rescue boats with their wet pets and possessions unless cities seize the chance to build both high-tech and...
Harvey Brings Death, Destruction to Texas
Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey, which has already killed at least seven people in Texas and is expected to drive tens of thousands from their homes,...
How Insurance Is Shaping the Built Environment
With homes washed away and parts of the Central Coast declared a natural disaster zone, the recent storms in New South Wales have once again demonstrated...
Here Comes the Chief Resilience Officer
Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, is clear that “resilience is an urgent social and economic issue.”
Shipping Containers as Emergency Bunkers
In today's turbulent times of war, terror and natural disasters, bunkers are becoming more popular as people prepare for emergencies.
One Million Ordered to Evacuate Florence
More than one million people have fled toward higher ground in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence.