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JICA and Synspective start demonstration for the development of a disaster prevention management system in Guatemala using SAR satellite data

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Synspective have started a satellite use service demonstration to monitor ground movements in Guatemala City, Guatemala, as part of an information gathering and pilot project.   ■Land displacement disasters…

FEMA Provides Funds for the 2020 Cameron Peak Wildfire Response

DENVER – FEMA has awarded $2.6 million to the State of Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control to cover assistance costs for 143 state and…

Earthquake Journals: A Day in the Haiti Disaster Zone

By Dr. Kit Miyamoto I step into a dark, small bedroom. I hear my partner’s feet behind me. The room’s windows and doors are covered by thick drapes,…

Video: A Forgotten Disaster – Episode 3: Reconstruction Begins

We continue our inside look into the Haitian reconstruction efforts, joining a team of engineers and social workers from Miyamoto International and Haiti's MTPTC (Minister of Public Works, Transportations and Communications) while they go about the gargantuan…

Haiti Earthquake Recovery Begins

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In the first week of October 2021, 179 highly trained Haitian engineers and social communicators were equipped and dispatched to Les Cayes, a major capital of the region that was severely affected by the recent earthquake,…

Video: A Forgotten Disaster: Haiti’s 2021 Earthquake | Week 2 – Jérémie

Miyamoto International continues its inside look into the Haitian reconstruction efforts, carrying on its path throughout southwest Haiti after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck on Aug. 14, 2021, leaving an estimated 650,000 people in need of aid.

Video: A Forgotten Disaster: Haiti’s 2021 Earthquake

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck southwest Haiti on August 14, leaving an estimated 650,000 people in need of aid. Although this story has all but disappeared from headlines, the fact remains that over 120,000 structures, including homes, schools, and churches,…

Earthquake Structural Engineers Arrive in Haiti’s Earthquake Disaster Zone

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Earthquake structural engineers and disaster recovery experts from Miyamoto International arrived in southern Haiti’s disaster zone on Monday to assist with damage assessments, urban search and rescue, and recovery strategies…

Death toll of powerful earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297

A woman carries her child as she walks in the remains of her home destroyed by Saturday´s 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)   LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake…

Novel studies to inform moat management at Tilbury Fort

© English Heritage   English Heritage has appointed specialist marine consultancy ABPmer to help determine how best to manage water-levels in the distinctive twin moats around Tilbury Fort, to include how they might be used to enhance biodiversity. …