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A New Way to See the World

Satellite imaging has been around for many years and we use it almost every day, whether it's to access ...

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Raising taxes to pay for disasters should not be necessary

It is with mixed feelings that I read the BBC news that Ecuador's government will raise taxes to help ...

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Remembering Hurricane Katrina 10 years later

Hurricane Katrina left a lasting impression on me. At the time, I was a graduate student at Texas Tech University ...

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L'Aqulia: a town of broken promises

What happens when you depend on Madonna or the government to rebuild your town?

Apparently nothing.

And that's exactly ...

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Metropolis Now: Can our cities cope with disaster?

Floods, storms, earthquakes and other natural disasters affect millions of people every year and can cause significant economic damage, particularly ...

STORY URL: Connecting Generations: Metropolis Now | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
Floods, storms, earthquakes and other natural disasters affect...

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Disaster response robots

Natural catastrophes wreak havoc on our infrastructure and communities. Relief efforts are often seriously hindered when human access is either ...

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