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What It's Like to Get Caught in a Wildfire

What It’s Like to Get Caught in a Wildfire

I never thought we were going to die. Even when the canyon air filled with smoke, when the flames came rushing up, when darkness fell and the sky glowed red both behind and ahead of us. 371 more words

Managing disaster communication: memories brought back

A few days ago, I partook in a large-scale crisis simulation on behalf of a client. The scenario – an explosion at a gas pipeline caused by construction work, injuring a number of people – reminded me of a real incident I dealt with years ago as European Head of Communications at Electrolux. 624 more words

Corporate Communications

Climate Change in the Pacific Islands: Historical, Physical and Social

Written by Ilan Kelman.

The media, and sometimes even scientific journals, frequently suggest that Pacific islands are sinking and disappearing due to climate change. We are told that it is an immense security threat and that we must prepare for the coming climate wars. 968 more words

Climate Change

Extending SAMBRO for HydroMet Warnings in Nepal

Sahana Alerting and Messaging Broker (SAMBRO) has been accepted by Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) for disseminating warnings Nepal. I am setting up the system in their office and customizing it to meet their needs. 145 more words

Disaster Management

Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

Govt. of India has taken up the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with the financial assistance of the World Bank for the repair and rehabilitation of initially about 225 dam projects across the seven states… 8 more words

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Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

Govt. of India has taken up the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with the financial assistance of the World Bank for the repair and rehabilitation of initially about 225 dam projects across the seven states… 8 more words

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Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

Govt. of India has taken up the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with the financial assistance of the World Bank for the repair and rehabilitation of initially about 225 dam projects across the seven states… 8 more words

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