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February 5, 2020

What’s in a Name? - Resilience

Corporate CSR Commitments Bet The Farm On Reinventing Agriculture - Forbes

Plans in high gear for UNWTO Conference on Resilience and Innovation - Travel Daily News

D.C. Resilience Expert Kevin Bush Joining HSEMA’s Senior Leadership Team - Homeland Security Today

Gov. Newsom: California must get past differences on water. Voluntary agreements are the path forward - Cal Matters

Indigenous tribes are at the forefront of climate change planning in the U.S. - Grist

Firefighters say unpredictable fire behavior making California fires scarier - KSBW

Federal notice includes $83M for county - Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State briefs: Senate committee passes bill to assist home buyers - Hawaii Tribune-Herald

GLO secures more money for Harvey homeowner programs - Galveston County Daily News

2019 Natural Hazard Report Highlights Long Tail of Financial Recovery - Insurance Journal

IMF prepared to provide millions in 'low cost' funding to The Bahamas - Jamaica Observer

Assessing Climate-Change Risk by Stress Testing for Financial Resilience - IMF Blog

Additional $22.1 Million for Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery Work Obligated - Caribbean Business

Post-Dorian Bahamas reexamines climate-resilient tourism - Cayman Compass

While concerns about this year's flooding season are rising, Muscatine's flood plans remain strong - Muscatine Journal

PM places greater significance on 'climate resilience' - Sky News Australia


January 29, 2020

How Even Stronger California Climate Policies Could Spark A $7 Billion Economic Opportunity - Forbes

California Wildfire Report: Smart Growth, Fire-Resistant Building Standards Can Mitigate Blazes - Homeland Security Today

Feedback sought on hazard mitigation plan - Hawaii Tribune-Herald

These lava lakes drained catastrophically—and scientists caught it in action - National Geographic

Puerto Rico earthquakes imperil island’s indigenous heritage - The Conversation

Students are returning to class in earthquake-shaken Puerto Rico, but fears persist over the condition of schools - Washington Post

Mastercard Launches Smart Islands Program in Caribbean - The St. Thomas Source

Harris County replaces head of Harvey recovery programs in bid to speed up efforts - Houston Chronicle

How Major Hurricanes, Such as Harvey, Impact Real Estate Markets - Reality Biz News

Asia-Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction Overview 2019 (Major DRR Initiatives) - Relief Web

Disaster Response, Mental Health, and Community Resilience - Psychiatric Times

Climate change is already starting to affect small businesses in flood zones - Business Insider

Kindness is not enough: Australia needs a strategic national response to the bushfires - The Guardian

New Nonprofit Rises From the Ashes of 100 Resilient Cities - US News

Sprawl, climate crisis combine to hit disadvantaged communities the hardest - Nevada Current


January 22, 2020

Volcano Watch: HVO people and jobs, Part 2: Who and what is the Scientist-in-Charge? - Hawaii Tribune-Herald

THE GEOGRAPHY OF CHILD OPPORTUNITY: Why Neighborhoods Matter for Equity - Diversity Data Kids

Additional $19 Million Obligated for Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery Work - Caribbean Business

Plans in high gear for UNWTO Conference on Resilience and Innovation - Travel Daily News

Texas on path of half of the $1 billion disasters in 2019 - Houston Chronicle

Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster. (Just Don’t Call It Climate Change.) - New York Times

Bill to Create Sea Level Rise Task Force Passes Florida House Subcommittee - WGCU

2020 National Disaster Resilience Conference Call for Presentations & Sponsorship Opportunities Now Open - PR Newswire

California Finalizes Plan Shifting Key Energy Storage Incentive Toward Blackout Resilience - Green Tech Media

Why These Australia Fires Are Like Nothing We’ve Seen Before - New York Times

Business Reporter: How To Develop Your Smart City Through Co-Creation - Yahoo Finance

Report emphasizes importance of communication in climate change resilience - Phys

January 15, 2020

California to Send Disaster-Recovery Team to Puerto Rico Following Saturday Quake - CBS San Francisco 

FEMA Spent a Ton Fighting California’s Fires. Now It Wants Victims to Pay It Back - Mother Jones

Florida forever could aid hurricane recovery, sea-level efforts - Fox 5 Orlando

South Florida Town Starts Resilience Fund to Adapt to Climate Change - Insurance Journal

Climate change means the US must start building big things again - MIT Technology Review

Local Government Leaders Highlight Collaboration on Climate Resilience Plans - The Southern Maryland Chronicle

Newsom administration’s Water Resilience Portfolio puts California on course to climate resilience - Environmental Defense Fund

New multi-hazard mitigation plan to help lower risks on Big Island - Hawaii Tribune-Herald

$1.5 billion in recovery funding and in-kind services pledged at Hurricane Dorian conference - ReliefWeb

Recovery begins after storms kill 11 in Midwest, South - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Texas Back in Business to host outreach event in Victoria for Hurricane Harvey-affected small businesses - Crossroads Today

Haiti marks 10th anniversary of earthquake - ReliefWeb

Interactive website lets Albertans explore how the climate is changing in their own backyard - CBC

Seminar urges action in disaster preparedness - The Final Call

Scott Morrison to focus on 'resilience and adaptation' to address climate change - The Guardian