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A catastrophe calling for new strategies

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

By Uditha Kumarasinghe

Disaster Management Minister, Anura Priyadharshana Yapa said they are now trying to amend the National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) Act and insert a condition that, in future, prior to constructing a house or building NBRO approval should be obtained. 1,357 more words


Canada wildfire likely to burn for months...and more

Changing Tides: How the Mirabeau Water Garden Could Shift the Way New Orleanians Think About Water

At the site of the future Mirabeau Water Garden, located on the north end of New Orleans, broken bits of old paths lead nowhere. 198 more words

Masters Scholarships available from Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility

Through the CCRIF Scholarship Programme of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Technical Assistance Programme, the facility provides scholarships to students at the post-graduate level to pursue study in areas related to disaster risk management. 24 more words

These Are The Biggest Threats To The Future Of Humanity. Mainstreaming disaster management. And more

These Are The Biggest Threats To The Future Of Humanity

What is likely to be the biggest threat to humans over the next few years? Super volcanoes, artificial intelligence, or global pandemics? 172 more words

Disaster & Emergency Management - Education, Degrees, Universities

A couple of days ago I wrote a blog post about making a massive career shift. After five years of working as a marketing specialist, I’m now changing tracks and starting a career in Disaster Management and Emergency Planning. 552 more words


A Massive Career Change

It’s time to tell you that I am making a massive change in my career. I spent five years of my career in private and capitalistic jobs in a marketing capacity. 956 more words