Hazard risk

Lake Michigan swimmers beware…high risk of beach hazard

WEST MICHIGAN – One of the biggest weekends of the whole year for boaters and beachgoers is upon us and the weather will be great! That said, there are dangers on Lake Michigan that you need to be aware of if your plans take you there. First, NOTICE TO SMALL …

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Deputy Governor of Kaduna launches risk map

Kaduna State Deputy Governor Dr Hadiza Balarabe launched the State Risk Map which highlights areas vulnerable to particular danger in the state. The map, which was developed by the National Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), was launched during a media dialogue held to observe the 2021 International Day for Disaster Risk …

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Resilience and natural risks –

Resilience is the ability of individuals, communities, businesses and systems in a city to survive, adapt and thrive regardless of the types of stresses and shocks they faceThe land use planning system plays an important role in creating resilient places. We are committed to ensuring that the risks of natural …

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Lake Michigan: risk of swimming this afternoon

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Big waves hit the shores of Lake Michigan again on Tuesday. This resulted in the publication of beach hazard statements for the following counties: Allegan, Van Buren and Ottawa. Flow from the north is expected to reach 15 to 25 mph this afternoon. These gusty winds …

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Fire risk remains high for the Timmins area

Breadcrumb Links Local News Two forest fires have already been extinguished this week Author of the article: Elena De Luigi Release date : Aug 12, 2020 • Aug 12, 2020 • 1 minute read • Join the conversation Timmins is still in a “high risk” area for forest fires, according …

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Two-thirds of Contra Costa at risk of fire, chief says

As the risk of a destructive forest fire approaches this fall, the Contra Costa County Fire Chief is sounding the alarm – signaling that two-thirds of the county is currently classified as a fire risk area. “Two-thirds of the county is considered a fire hazard severity zone,” Contra Costa Fire …

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Afghanistan: Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment – Afghanistan

introduction The impacts of natural hazards are increasing worldwide due to population growth, urbanization, globalization and climate change induced changes in extreme weather conditions (UNISDR and CRED, 2016). Poor and fragile countries are the hardest hit by disasters, as the population has less capacity to respond to and recover from …

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USGS to increase risk of Texas earthquake

North Texas never felt an earthquake until 2008, but since then the United States Geological Survey has recorded more than 100, concentrated in areas of shale oil and gas extraction. by hydraulic fracturing. Now the USGS will increase the official Texas earthquake risk level. The new assessment will appear on …

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17 New Jersey Cities Known For Reducing Flood Risk

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said 17 New Jersey municipalities are recognized at two awards ceremonies this week for reducing their flood risk through the Community Assessment System (CRS) of FEMA. Residents of participating municipalities are eligible for additional premium reductions for their federal flood insurance policies. CRS is …

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