The latest resilience news from around the world

What does the 2018 World Cup teach us about resilience?

The 2018 FIFA World Cup has now started, with four weeks of football to enthuse fans across the globe. Behind the sporting glory and the celebrations, there will be a firm spotlight on the resilience not just shown by the teams, but also the wider infrastructure in place to make it all happen. Dr. Sandra Bell looks at the lessons that organizations can take from the event.

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Roundup of May’s major environmental disasters

Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development team of Aon plc, has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred around the world during May 2018.

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The World Cup… of resilience?

The eyes of football fans everywhere will be focussed on Russia over the next month as the World Cup showcases the best teams and talent from around the world. In this article Paul Kudray muses on the possibility of a ‘World Cup of Resilience’ where world class professionals from each country come together to push boundaries.

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Sweden expands location-based emergency messaging to become country-wide

Everbridge has announced that it has expanded the capabilities of the national alerting system that it is powering for the country of Sweden.  Going forward, residents and visitors in Sweden will be able to receive SMS notifications on their mobile phones if they reside within an area where sudden events such as fire, extreme weather or a terror attack occur.

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