Toolbank USA: Providing Free Disaster Tools in Louisiana and Establishing Permanent Presence

2023-11-24 10:03:11 A nonprofit brought free tools to help Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Ida, and now it’s setting up a permanent presence in the state. Toolbank USA is a nonprofit that lends and/or rents out tools to other organizations. It has two arms to its organization: the disaster arm and the affiliate arm. … Read more

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane.

First modification: 29/08/2021 – 14:32 Category 4 Hurricane Ida has made landfall over the southern US state of Louisiana. The state has been preparing for weeks for possible natural disasters that could overwhelm emergency services. In the heads of most citizens is what was generated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, something that has motivated the … Read more

Munich Re: Insurers on alert

Munich Insurance companies are facing a growing number of extreme weather events in the coming years. “Companies urgently need to adapt to increasing weather risks and make climate protection a priority,” demands Torsten Jeworrek, Member of the Management Board at Munich Re. The experienced top manager has been on the board of the world’s largest … Read more