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Volatile Volcano Prompts Philippines to Raise Alert Level 

Authorities in the Philippines have raised the alert level for its most active volcano after it sent a huge cloud of volcanic ash and rocks several kilometers in the air Monday. 164 more words

Natural Disaster

Ec2: Climate / Natural Disaster Risk Insurance: review and validation of financial & pricing models

Deadline: 01-Feb-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: IFC is seeking a third-party company with expertise in financial modeling (Vendor) to analyze, evaluate and validate the pricing and risk selection of a submitted insurance portfolio of climate and natural disaster risks in select Emerging Markets (the Portfolio) against IFC pre-defined criteria. 23 more words

Tenders

The effects of traumatic disclosure on physical and mental health: the values of writing and talking about upsetting events.

Int J Emerg Ment Health. 1999 Winter;1(1):9-18.

Pennebaker JW1.

Directly and indirectly, sudden life transitions can profoundly influence people’s social, family, physical, and psychological lives. 125 more words

Expressive Writing

Your Battery

A friend asked me this morning if I had quit blogging since I hadn’t written here since before Christmas. That’s the problem with working for yourself, sometimes you forget to work. 446 more words

Faith

Fifteen Years

I’ve mentioned this disaster before, but today is the fifteenth anniversary of the freakish firestorm that tore through Canberra, Australia’s capital city. Unlike other bushfires, this one burnt into the city itself, claiming lives and destroying many hundreds of buildings. 110 more words

History

A View from the Other Side: An Evacuated JIC Manager

Allow us to introduce (and welcome) Sheri Benninghoven, APR, to The Crisis Communicator. Sheri is a Santa Barbara-based principal at SAE Communications and specializes in strategic and crisis communications planning, counsel and implementation for local governments and higher education institutions.  1,034 more words

From The Field