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Creator Nearly Kills Everyone

SITE OF MASSIVE FOREST FIRE, PATH TO CENACULO —  Hello, Readers! Your friendly neighborhood fenral is here to tell you about some juicy new developments in REM World! 324 more words

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How a bushfire can destroy a home

Douglas Brown, Western Sydney University

Ten years after the devastation of Black Saturday, building design has largely been unrecognised as an area worthy of research. 1,019 more words

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Wildfire preparedness workshop aims to inspire Okanagan farmers to get ready

When wildfires threaten the Okanagan Valley in B.C.’s Interior, rural properties are particularly vulnerable.

However, losing your property doesn’t have to be inevitable.

Local ranchers and farmers learned how to reduce the risk of property loss at a wildfire preparedness workshop held in the north Okanagan on Thursday. 169 more words

News

Today in disaster resilience (15 February 2019)

Please find below links to recent news about some aspects of disaster resilience…

Recent emergencies/disaster

Massive flash floods hit Atacama desert, Chile https://watchers.news/2019/02/08/massive-flooding-hits-atacama-desert-peru/

Deadly floods hit Fadhlan valley, Saudi Arabia… 1,777 more words

Disaster

UBC Okanagan to research psychological impacts of life in wildfire, flooding areas

A call from the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is asking for residents impacted by wildfires and flooding to speak with them.

Carolyn Szostack, associate professor of psychology, said the new study will be looking into residents’ well-being and how living in the Interior could create some worry, as natural disasters continue to escalate each year. 230 more words

Environment

Firestorm

An individual spark starts a small fire…a small light, barely visible, its smoke rising into the air between us in small curling wisps. These seemingly insignificant smoke signals seem to vanish in the air above us and fade into memory…From above, we look down upon a thousand such sparks as they each kick up smoke and ash onto the breeze…What was once small and insignificant, now, appears as a firestorm covering the earth as the combined effect of each little spark alters the atmosphere that surrounds us. 30 more words

Aerial Photography

Getting the measure of wildfires in Australia

atmosphere.copernicus.eu

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