With burgeoning need and an aid system that is failing to cope, what meaning does 'resilience' have?
As the U.S. braces for potential landfall of Hurricane Matthew, our experts weigh in on hurricanes, the need for resilient infrastructure and climate change.
Many people with moderate to severe chronic pain find it difficult to move around. By contrast, HIV-positive people who had chronic pain are still active.
It seems that vulnerability is a cost of privilege, and resilience comes as a result of adversity.
Are terrorist attacks also an implicit design critique of our urban landscape? An architect and urban designer suggests we can fight terrorism by not building obvious targets.
Recent floods in southeast Louisiana were the most severe U.S. natural disaster since 2012's Hurricane Sandy. Suburban sprawl and slow execution of flood control projects worsened the damage.
With little state and federal leadership, regional planners in southern Florida try to prepare for the effects of climate change.
Some Olympic moments are a timely reminder of the human capacity to bounce back in the face of challenge or failure. But why do some people wilt, while others seem to do over or go again?
In response to disasters like Superstorm Sandy, engineers are developing new building codes and tools to calculate the value of upgrades. National policy should encourage builders to use these tools.
Why psychological pain and trauma could have some positive effects – but only for some people.
Our complex modern society is very vulnerable to everything from the attack in France to power failures. The good news is we can fix this.
Many African cities are sites of rapid urbanisation. To ensure that such societies are water resilient, it is necessary to address formal and informal forms of development.
The Resilient Melbourne Strategy, adopted this month, marks a shift towards “whole-of-city” thinking.
As Atlantic hurricane season opens on June 1, eastern U.S. cities can prepare by updating laws, codes and ordinances that hamper rebuilding after storms.
Many students are in the process of deciding whether to take a gap year -- a year between high school and starting college. What does evidence tell us about taking a gap year?
The idea of resilience is important - but is it being co-opted in our workplaces?
The odds of recovering from a terrible experience are higher than you might think.
Markets have been on a rocky ride all year on concerns another recession looms. Here are a few lessons we can learn from the last one.
Hundreds of cities worldwide have pledged to act against climate change. New York City's experience rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy offers useful lessons about making urban areas more resilient.
Want to build resilience in children? Tell them family stories of courage.