How People Learn to Become Resilient – The New Yorker

I’ve been involved in so many emergencies I’ve lost count. Cyclones, floods, bushfires, earthquakes, the occasional tsunami alert. And of course there’s the human-made emergencies – often on a smaller scale, but equally confronting. I’ve been there as a reporter, and increasingly as an emergency […]


There are tens of thousands of people who will reflect today on something they have in common – cyclone Larry. Larry came howling in from the Coral Sea early on Monday March 20, 2006 – ten years ago today. Winds up to 290 kilometres per […]