Category Archives: Risk Management

UN Report on Disaster Risk Reduction

UNISDR. Proceedings of the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction:

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“The Science of Preparing Cities for Natural Disasters”

This article provides a review of the new book The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters, by its author, Robert Muir-Wood. He is the CEO of Risk Management Solutions.¬† Worth reading and considering his negative views … Continue reading

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Flood Risk Changes Likely by Region

From Homeland Security Newswire: Flood risks changing across U.S. The risk of flooding in the United States is changing regionally, and the reasons could be shifting rainfall patterns and the amount of water in the ground. Engineers determined that, in … Continue reading

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“Characterizing Risk in Climate Change Assessments”

Free ebook from the National Academy of Sciences

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New GAO Report on Enterprise Risk Management

Here is the direct link to the new report on Enterprise Risk Management. A one page summary and the full 56 page report are available at that link.

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New Resources re Risk Management

Time to Switch from Managing Disasters to Reducing Risk and there is a new Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre at the European Union. Thanks to Chris Jones for these citations.

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Risk Barometer Report

As noted recently in the Wall St. Journal, but not available unless you are a subscriber: Allianz Risk Barometer for 2016 (15 page report).

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