They all slept well. That was the first thing heard from many in the community when UN-Habitat Roxas field team visited their project sites one day after Typhoon Hagupit (known locally as Ruby) passed north of the island of Panay on Sunday, 7 December, barely over a year since Haiyan devastated the region. 270 more words
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There’s no question about it. Your organization needs a disaster preparedness plan.
- Most companies go out of business rather quickly after disaster strikes. A Gartner Group study from 2010 found that just 6% of companies were still in business two years after having lost their data. 483 more words
Super Typhoon Hagupit (aka Super Typhoon Ruby) is bearing down on the Philippines, anticipating landfall /SaturdaySunday. It’s path is expected to be a bit north of the path of Typhoon Yolanda, but still close enough so that those devastated before will be reexperiencing some of the horrors they went through before. 71 more words