5 Keys to Building Community Resilience:
Building Disaster-Resilient Communities - Search for the Tipping Point
Our communities – complex, multi-cultural, and ever-changing – are intricately intertwined by family relationships, community networks, opportunities for livelihood, and a deep-seated need for a safe environment that fosters growth and well-being.
Over recent years, the move throughout the United States and globally has been for public health to join emergency management and other key stakeholders, including the private sector, community and faith-based organizations, and key community members, to build disaster-resilient communities.
A New Approach to Disaster Reporting and Relief Efforts:
Spreading the news to ensure no one is left behind
Challenge: rethinking ways to enhance information flows After a major disaster, global news media outlets provide an important public service: they tell stories, report facts, and share insightful perspectives. But we must remember, that the news media is big business, and by its very nature, it sells by sensationalizing. Additionally, it often fails to ask […]