Climate Change

Changing the Disaster Response Paradigm

Team Rubicon is a non-profit disaster relief organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams and prove that natural hazards don’t have to result in billions of dollars in recovery spending. [node:read-more:link]

World Disasters Report 2014 - Focus on Culture and Risk

Most people who live in places that are exposed to serious hazards, are aware of the risks they face, including earthquakes, tropical cyclones, tsunami, volcanic eruptions, floods, landslides and droughts. Yet they still live there because they need to or have no alternative and rationalize the risks. Sometimes there is cultural reluctance to deal with the issues that create vulnerabilities and damage living spaces. [node:read-more:link]


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