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6 Reasons You Should Care About (Yet) Another International Summit
UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Assistant Administrato...
It might sound dramatic to hear people say the world is at a "critical juncture" and faces a "staggering escalation" in humanitarian needs. Well, it's true.
10 Quick Tips That Can Save L.A. Lives in a Disaster
I'm With Stupid: Zombie Preparedness Isn't a Joke in Kansas
Buckler of swashes
I'm not so sure about some people's ability to separate zombie fact from zombie fiction. The only fact that exists about zombies is that there are no such things as zombies. I thought that was the one thing we could all agree upon.
Are You Prepared For an Emergency?
CEO of the National Safety Council
September is National Preparedness Month, and now is the time to refresh your family's existing emergency plan or map one out for the first time. Waiting to act until the emergency event is occurring is really too late.
Have an Emergency Medical Plan for Your Destination Wedding: True Horror Stories Revealed
Owner, Sandy Malone Weddings & Events
When you're hosting a destination wedding someplace that most of your guests have never been, it's a good idea to have a very clear idea of what to do in case of an emergency. Preparing for something you probably won't need will give you the peace of mind.
Hurricane Season Is Here: Is Your Home Ready?
President, The Rampart Group
Your family's safety and security is the primary goal, so it is important that you are well-prepared for the unexpected. A bit of work now can save you an enormous amount of work later.
Dare to Prepare: Taking Disaster Risk Seriously
Courtenay Cabot Venton
Two communities of practice have long characterized the international aid industry. On the one hand, the development community deals with long-term poverty reduction in order to support development and growth.
Hurricane Sandy: Tips on Maintaining Breastfeeding Success During an Emergency
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC
Senior Director, Professional Relations, Lansinoh Laboratories
As the east coast begins to deal with the reality of Hurricane Sandy, breastfeeding moms should consider taking steps that will help ensure maximum continued breastfeeding success during the emergency.
South Pasadena's Perfect Storm
Design Research Ph.D.; Author, 'Profit from Design'
The Horn of Africa: Relearning Crucial Development Lessons
Stephen P. Groff
Vice-President, Asian Development Bank
Today, as we scramble to relieve the desperate situation in the Horn, we must make sure we don't look at this merely as an interruption in business as usual.
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