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Typhoon Mangkhut Worst Storm of 2018 So Far: Death and Destruction in the Philippines and China

September 21, 2018 Leave a comment DRI Admin

The Philippines, the southern China coast and Hong Kong were battered over Sept. 14-16 by Typhoon Mangkhut, which has been dubbed the most intense storm of the year. And while the storm itself has subsided, the death and destruction is still being calculated. In the Philippines, the storm fiercely struck the island of Luzon, killing […]

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Typhoon Maria Brings Devastation to East Asia

July 12, 2018 Leave a comment DRI Admin

Flooding and landslides have devastated the central western regions of Japan following heavy rains. Millions of people are under evacuation orders, 270,000 are without water, and most recent news reports 179 dead and more than 50 missing. Residents were unprepared for the 70 inches of torrential rainfall from Typhoon Maria over the past two weeks […]

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Severe Storms Cover the Globe, Bringing Flooding, Devastation, and Death

June 15, 2018 Leave a comment DRI Admin

The U.S. and Canada dealt with four separate severe weather outbreaks through May, including wind, hail, and flash floods, while heavy seasonal rains poured over parts of Asia and Africa, according to the latest recap of global weather catastrophes. The severe storms in the U.S. mostly damaged the eastern 2/3 of the country, from the […]

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DRI Speaking Engagements: May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018 Leave a comment DRI Admin

7th GRC International + 6th edition #DRIDAY Latin America This annual presentation will take place on May 28th and 29th, in SÃo Paulo. This year’s event on governance, risk, compliance, business continuity and infosec in Latin America will be held in the innovative Habitat, located on the outskirts of Avenida Paulista. CRT International Business Continuity […]

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DRI India to Host BCM Knowledge Sharing Conference

May 23, 2018 Leave a comment DRI Admin

Disaster Recovery Institute India is proud to host its Knowledge Sharing Conference for Business Continuity Professionals, on Tuesday, 5 Jun 2018, in Bangaluru (Bangalore), India. This conference is a powerful networking forum for BCM professionals to communicate with, learn from and share with one another. To facilitate this, there will be discussions on key topics of concern, presentations by […]

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DRI Japan Joins New Consortium on Risk, Resilience, and More

March 29, 2018 Leave a comment DRI Admin

DRI Japan has announced it has joined with Tsukuba University and 11 other organizations in a new consortium that balances research and development of risk, resilience, and human resource development. The consortium will hold seminars, lectures, research meetings, symposiums, etc. in the field of risk and resilience. It expects to give feedback on each research, including […]

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Late Winter Storms Bring Record Frigid Temps and Business Disruption to Europe

March 9, 2018 Leave a comment DRI Admin

Winter storms and a blast of arctic air in late February brought record cold temperatures to Europe and the United States, while earthquakes brought destruction in Papua New Guinea and Taiwan, according to the latest Global Catastrophe Recap. Unusually heavy snow and freezing rains from Winter Storm Emma led to thousands of flights canceled and […]

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DRI China Hosts Successful DRI-BJ2017 Event

October 19, 2017 Leave a comment DRI Admin

Congratulations to DRI China for the success of its recent event, DRI-BJ2017! The conference, held in Beijing on Sept. 21-22, brought together business continuity and resilience professionals throughout Asia for education, discussion, and recognition. This year’s conference theme, “Focusing on innovation and business continuity management during economic transformation,” brought discussion of the implementation of China’s […]

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Crisis Management: Dangerous Risk Triggers

September 19, 2017 Leave a comment DRI Admin

Guest post by Merleen Yap, CBCP Member of GRC Committee, SID How management and staff handles and responds to stakeholders determines the make or break of the organisation’s brand. It is their call of duty to respond in the best interest that the brand of the organization does not get damaged too greatly. Federal Emergency […]

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July Weather: Asia Flooding While North America and Europe Catch Fire

August 24, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

Seasonal flooding that started in June caused more havoc throughout Asia, while extreme heat and drought conditions created wildfires throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, according to the most recent Global Catastrophe Recap. Rainfall in China prolonged flooding, causing damage to hundreds of thousands of homes and leading to 200 people missing or dead. […]

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