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Friday, November 3, 2017

November 3

New and Updates
from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

What happened this week?

Day of the Dead: Juchitan remembers earthquake victims. At least 37 people were killed in the massive tremor, and one out of three homes were left uninhabitable in the city of 75,000. ... Read more

Interesting Facts

FEMA: Disaster Relief Costing $200M Each Day. At a meeting with Congress Tuesday, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said the cost of the multiple disasters are putting a strain on government resources. ... Read more

Sonoma County fire now tied for costliest in California history. The Tubbs Fire that ripped through Sonoma County caused just under $2.8 billion in losses, state officials said Tuesday, making it one of the two costliest blazes in California history. ... Read more

What's new in Disaster Risk Reduction?

What Happens to the Internet After a Disaster? The first challenge to communications in a major storm is power outages. Cell towers don’t do much when you can’t turn them on. Next is damage to the network infrastructure itself. ... Read more

Community input sought for natural disaster plan. Having an emergency plan helps the region secure funding before and after natural disasters hit, saving lives. ... Read more

10 ways to secure your business before disaster strikes. Natural disasters can ravage homes, cities, and communities. Businesses too are at risk, not just from Mother Nature, but from digital breaches, break-ins, even burglary. ... Read more


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