The latest resilience news from around the world

Paris Resilience Strategy launched

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and 100 Resilient Cities have officially unveiled the city’s new Resilience Strategy. The launch came after the Paris City Council unanimously approved the Strategy on 25th September 2017.

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Roundup of September’s major environmental disasters

Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during September 2017.

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US program to boost power grid resilience expands

To help restore electric service after catastrophic emergencies or significant natural events, 28 US utilities have now committed to participate in the RESTORE program, which establishes a proactive approach to providing critical equipment for utilities that need additional resources during disaster recovery.

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Mission command: how to empower employees to act fast in a crisis

The ability of an organization to respond almost instantaneously to a crisis or potential crisis affects whether the event is manageable or escalates into something more serious. In this article Rob McAllister investigates how a philosophy of mission command can help organizations create a crisis management system that is fit for the digital era

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