How should we respond to a disaster or crisis such as Covid-19, the Australian bushfires or the floods in Indonesia? Jo da Silva, Resilience Shift Board member, reflects on what we mean by disaster and crisis, and how our understanding of the type of event should inform our response.
Eight years after the devastating 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, a round-table discussion was convened, to enable local stakeholders and decision-makers to explore their experience of disaster recovery and uncover lessons for infrastructure management. A key point of discussion was how dependencies between assets and sectors affect resilience. The findings captured in this summary […]
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Join us and play the EarthEx resilience exercise. At the Resilience shift, one of our key ways of working is to engage with pioneers in the field. The EIS Council has made some truly transformative steps towards raising awareness of black sky hazards, and creating tools, products and guidance, aimed at influencing collaborations between stakeholders to create […]
When a volcano erupts, constant communication between leading scientists and emergency responders and planners is absolutely essential. Guest blogger, Michael S. Bruno, from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, shares his thoughts on the response of Hawai‘i in terms of resilience to the current events.