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Tag: Disaster Relief

 

 

Urban Development

Helping Cities Remain Strong

By Suzie Boss | Nov. 20, 2013
 
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Nonprofit Management

Under One Roof

By Phoung Ly | Nov. 20, 2013
 
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Business

Insuring a More Resilient Society

By quantifying catastrophe risk, we can help society better manage it, and make the world safer and more resilient.

By Hemant Shah | 1 | Oct. 11, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

(Appropriate) Big Data for Climate Resilience?

Three huge opportunities and three risks.

By Amy Luers | Sep. 11, 2013
 

Environment

Climate Risks: Linking Narratives to Action

To effectively manage climate risks we must strengthen ties between the mitigation and adaptation communities.

 

Corporate Philanthropy

Good (and Not-So-Good) Neighbors

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Aug. 14, 2013
 

Individual Giving

Who Is Responsible for the “Second Disaster”?

An online registry for disaster relief has proved a successful model for avoiding unproductive donations—when will we adopt it?

 

Civil Society

If a Nonprofit Falls in the Forest …

When it comes to the social sector, mainstream media is silent.

By Susan Danish | 4 | Jun. 20, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Most Charities Shouldn’t Evaluate Their Work: Part Two

Who should measure what? Mind the gap.

By Caroline Fiennes | 7 | May. 30, 2013
 

Technology & Design

The Commodification of Architecture

Catastrophes of the built environment, like the Bangladeshi factory collapse, expose the true cost in public suffering when we fail to build resiliently.

By Michael Murphy & Alan Ricks | May. 21, 2013