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Shay Ben-yosef's lecture: "When System Meets Eco-system in an Emergency: The Challenge of Emergency Management in a Complex Environment" is available on YouTube (in Hebrew). See here.

Amit Tubi's lecture from March 5, 2109 on " 'Deep' adaptation to drought: Lessons from Israel" is available on YouTube. See here (Hebrew)

Einav Levi: Health and psycho-social issues in dealing with displaced people (in Hebrew). January 8, 2019. Lecture is available on YouTube - see here

Available on YouTube: lectures in international workshop and conference held on November 28-29, 2018: Institutionalizing Urban Resilience

Available on YouTube (in Hebrew): Dr. Moshe Farchi,  Tel Hai Academic College (Welfare and Social Work group) Seminar talk:  A Model for Providing Initial Emotional Assistance in Distress and Emergency Situations (Updated 26.6.2018)

Other Interesting events and new publications:

Design for Humanity Summit 2019 - Design in the Time of Displacement. June 21, 2019, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, New York, June 21, 2019

CyberLunch – Israel's Developing Cyber Strategy: Current Aspects. Law Faculty, Mt. Scopus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Sun, 05.05.2019 

Call for conference: New points of departure in transitioning disaster reduction and sustainability challenges. Combined Dealing with Disasters, UK Alliance for Disaster Research, Disasters Research Group and UK Collaborative for Development Research. 17th- 19th July, 2019 at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Deadline for submissions:30th April, 2019

Call for abstracts: 9th International Conference on Building Resilience -Investing in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation for Building Resilient Cities. 13 – 15 January 2020, Bali, Indonesia

Nepal earthquakes apeal meta-synthesis: A new report, commissioned by the UK's Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), attempts among other things to consider how NGO responses to the 2015 earthquakes might have differed, had they been gifted with the benefit of hindsight.

Natural disasters, marginalized regions and labour migration - IGU Conference in Nepal, 8-14 December 2019

Symposium: “Disasters and Health: State of the Science”, April 25th and 26th, 2019, Washington, DC.

The Fourth Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies, Uppsala University, June 10-12, 

Institutionalizing Urban Resilience - A Midterm Monitoring and Evaluation Report of 100 Resilient Cities. Dec 6, 2018.

“Business Management Resiliency towards Risk Reduction in Changing Climate: Promoting Financial, Industrial and Environmental Safety”. University of the Philippines Planning and Development Research Foundation Inc. and the Quezon City Government Third International Research Colloquium. October 13, 2018, Quezon City, Philippines.

New publication: Engaging the Private-Sector Health Care System in Building Capacity to Respond to Threats to the Public's Health and National Security. Proceedings of a Workshop (2018).

Normal Catastrophes: Large-Scale Disasters Make Their Way into Risk Management Consciousness. Two new books address the challenges of extreme adversity as catastrophic events increase in cost and frequency. Katherine Heires, GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), September 14, 2018

The Ontario Disaster & Emergency Management Conference, October 3-4, 2018

The International Tourism Security Summit: Tourism Marketing and Crisis Communication in a Turbulent World. Inbal Hotel, October 7-9, 2018, Jerusalem
See also: http://www.tourismsafety.org/Program/ProgramOutline.aspx

New publication: Big data and technology in disasters: Better integration needed for effective response. Despite current limitations great potential for future research applications. Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, Inc. Aug. 22, 2018. See more here.

New research on natural hazards death toll: A Record Hurricane Disaster in Puerto Rico - podcast in Living On Earth (transcript and link to MP3). June, 2018