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Floods in Burkina Faso

August 18, 2015. Since the beginning of the rainy season in July 2015, many regions of Burkina Faso have recorded exceptional rain falls with floods and heavy winds. 371 more words

Burkina Faso

How Helping the Autism Community Helps First Responders

We humans are a strange lot. The fact that something is good for us is rarely, if ever, enough to actually prompt us to take action. 728 more words


Governing Emergencies workshop - Emergency and Disaster Publics

We’re pleased to announce details of the second Governing Emergencies workshop on Emergency and Disaster Publics. It will take place in Rotterdam on the 4th and 5th June 2015. 363 more words

Logics And Techniques

Support the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund!

A powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake has devastated Nepal, claiming more than 3,600 lives and counting. As business continuity and disaster management professionals, we know that a disaster of this size will profoundly affect hundreds of thousands and have a lingering impact on the region for years to come.  160 more words


What Happens When Government Dogmatically Controls Science; Bureaucrats Make Innocent People Suffer

“The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making it tougher for governors to deny man-made climate change. Starting next year, the agency will approve disaster preparedness funds only for states whose governors approve hazard mitigation plans that address climate change.” here for more

Climate Changes

Accidental Contamination of Drinking Water with Sodium Hydroxide

Luba Lendowski, , Harald Färber, Andreas Holy, Anke Darius, Bernd Ehrich, Christine Wippermann, Bernd Küfner, Martin Exner. Accidental contamination of a German town’s drinking water with sodium hydroxide. 173 more words

Drinking Water Quality

Sinkhole Threatens to Swallow Washington, DC

“A huge sinkhole that nearly swallowed a truck appeared in the streets of northeastern Washington D.C. in the late afternoon on Tuesday. D.C. Water spokesman reported that the sinkhole that—nearly as large as both lanes of the road on 13th Place NE near Farragut Place and Faraday Place—was caused by a water main break that undermined the integrity of the ground underneath the road.” click here

Distribution Systems