Author: Josh Hayes

Impact of a recent mudslide in California

A major storm has caused flash floods and mudslides in Southern California cutting off the major link between Northern and Southern California. It is incredibly fortunate that no one was killed or seriously injured....

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The impact of the 2015 M8.3 Chile Earthquake

Wednesday’s (15 Sept) earthquake which stuck off the coast of Chile is at this time the largest earthquake of 2015 and has led to wide scale ground motion and caused a tsunami. In this...

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What is disaster resilience? Remembering Hurricane Katrina

Saturday 29 August marks the 10th anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, widely viewed as one of the modern western world’s worst failures for disaster response. Not long after the disaster, President G.W. Bush...

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