The latest resilience news from around the world

APEC Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction launched

Senior disaster management officials from the 21 APEC members have introduced a new collaborative platform for increasing the resilience of Asia-Pacific economies in response to the ‘new normal’ of increasing natural disaster threats due to climate change.

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Three risk principles to increase trust and resilience

Gartner says that organizations must invest in three risk disciplines to increase trust and resilience. Running a digital business presents business leaders with an increasing level of complexity and new threats, and this requires a change in their approach to IT risk and cybersecurity. 

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Research into ancient mega-tsunami highlights worst-case scenario

Scientists working off west Africa in the Cape Verde Islands have found evidence that the sudden collapse of a volcano there tens of thousands of years ago generated an ocean tsunami that dwarfed anything ever seen by humans. The researchers say an 800-foot wave engulfed an island more than 30 miles away.

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Study sees ‘dramatic’ change in New York City flood risk

Whether or not a coastal city floods during a hurricane depends on the storm, tide and sea level, and now a team of climate scientists show that the risk of New York City flooding has increased dramatically during the industrial era as a result of human-caused climate change.

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