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UK pledges support for victims of devastating floods in Pakistan

The UK is providing life-saving clean water, sanitation and shelter to over 55,000 vulnerable people in Pakistan to help them recover from devastating floods. The announcement was made by Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for South Asia at the UK’s...

Female led countries’ COVID-19 outcomes “systematically and significantly better”

Female national leaders locked down earlier and suffered half as many COVID deaths on average as male leaders, according to analysis across 194 countries by the University of Liverpool. With New Zealand now the first country to record zero cases over consecutive days...

‘Emerging from COVID lockdown: ‘don’t panic’ or ‘I predict a riot?’

Community and City Resilience and COVID-19  - Our Webinar Series  Webinar Conversation 5 August 5th 2020 - 2pm 'Emerging from COVID lockdown: 'don't panic' or 'I predict a riot?' For this fascinating webinar we will be joined by our guest speaker, Dr Chris Cocking,...

Summer Resilience Magazine

Resilience Magazine is the exclusive publication of the Emergency Planning Society and features fascinating insights into emergency planning and disaster management, written by some of the world's leading resilience professionals. Published four times a year, the...

Flooding

Defra has released the new English National Flood and Coastal Risk Management Policy Statement. There’s a useful summary here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/multi-billion-pound-investment-as-government-unveils-new-long-term-plan-to-tackle-flooding An important...

Community and City Resilience and COVID-19 – Webinar 2

Community and City Resilience and COVID-19  - A Series of Webinars The Emergency Planning Society’s series of webinars – Community and City Resilience and COVID-19 – is to continue next week with its second virtual event to be held on July 6th. The series centres...