Category Archives: Disaster Resilience

Mt. Everest Moments: 2019 VS 2021

“This is the route to the summit of Everest a few days ago. As you all know, back in 2019 a photo of mine showing a queue to Everest’s summit went viral around the world. However, a picture only tells … Continue reading

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Mental Health of Frontline Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic

A positive health and safety culture cannot be achieved overnight, but it is clear that the change starts at the top and then follows a top-down approach. Organizations could start by establishing that their essential and frontline workers’ emotional and … Continue reading

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An apt example where Business Continuity Planning (BCP) could have saved lives

Here is an apt example where Business Continuity Planning (BCP) could have saved lives; not that I believe it is “THE SOLUTION” and would solve everything for sure, however. A heartbreaking incident took place on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at … Continue reading

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Frontline Workers Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic

During these challenging times of Covid-19 pandemic, essential and frontline workers around the world may suffer various kinds of anxieties, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), insecurities, sleep disorders, future uncertainties, isolation, prolonged separation from their loved ones, etc. which are … Continue reading

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Women’s Safety: Stop normalizing rape culture!

Recently I came across a thought-provoking TEDx video by Shrinkhala Khatiwada on YouTube. The talk was focused on women’s safety and how an ignorant or rude sexist-comment, attitude, behavior, misconduct, etc. in our society may lead to more serious sexual … Continue reading

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