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We are proud to be working in Guatemala! Retrofitting homes prevents death and property loss in natural disasters. pic.twitter.com/SoLBGSZDcP
#EARTHQUAKE: 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck western Greece at 4:43pm PT; no reports of damage or injuries
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New website! Our engineering data, ranging from highly technical to accessible with low literacy: buildchange.org/resources/
Our new website! Stories about the hard-working, inspiring builders and families we work with and train: buildchange.org/stories/
Check out our redesigned website! Our goal is to make it easy to see how your support makes a difference: buildchange.org
RT @NASA: project w @USAID uses satellite imagery to better predict floods in Lower Mekong: go.nasa.gov/12cZ8xk pic.twitter.com/OkVk7puwKJ
25 Years After World Series Earthquake, San Franciscans Safe in the Stadium But Not at Home nextcity.org/daily/entry/sa… via @NextCityOrg
Great Q&A! RT @RMS: RMS experts answered #earthquake questions during a Reddit #AMA. Via @theinquisitr ow.ly/DaIkl
Algorithm lets disaster response robots discern between humans and rubble gizmag.com/robot-algorith… via @gizmag
Retrofitting old buildings to make them earthquake safe phy.so/333097398 via @physorg_com
RT @homes_habitats: Earthquake resistant home in Haiti built out of old tires - interesting reuse of materials. ow.ly/D7MA7
If rebar reinforcements aren't well-connected, they'll come apart when shaken and the concrete will crumble. pic.twitter.com/S1eVjweo9H
Our CEO is lecturing at a civil engineering class in Berkeley today. We strongly believe in sharing knowledge to promote better building.
Please vote to support us in the 'Making All Voices Count Global Innovation Competition'! ideas.makingallvoicescount.org/a/dtd/Save-Liv… #MAVCGIC
Here's a close-up view of the dire #softstory #earthquake retrofit noncompliance placard I stumbled upon last night. pic.twitter.com/4HaWwsHSov
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Access to information: How it can #ZeroCasualty: How good governance saves lives via @rapplerdotcom rappler.com/move-ph/issues…
We're proud of our progress: 230,000 people in safer homes and schools since 2004! pic.twitter.com/AUJIcOMqa9
.@UN_Women releases 7th World Survey on the Role of Women in Development ow.ly/D5qpF
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RMS: #Gonzalo now a powerful extra-tropical #cyclone & is expected to impact northern #UK on Tuesday bringing strong winds & heavy rainfall
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Just $395 to go in our #globalgiving project to train 4 builders in permanent job skills, for better opportunities: globalgiving.org/projects/train…
Bohol’s recovery from quake ‘slow’ as rebuild efforts hit snag shar.es/1mDgKy via @inquirerdotnet
Our #IDDRR2014 event with Lamika in Haiti was a huge success! Thank you to all our partners and supporters. pic.twitter.com/yNJTxlkUfp
An intro to our training in Port-au-Prince. We’re impressed with Michael's ability to narrate and climb a ladder! youtu.be/rBRoaYyt7uE
University of Miami’s 38,000-gallon research tank will let scientists map Category 5 #hurricanes in three dimensions bit.ly/1sMGZ3m
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You may be surprised how many earthquakes occur on a given day: iris.edu/seismon/
Help us train four more builders in Haiti - we just need $445 to reach our $1200 goal! globalgiving.org/projects/train…
Magnitude 7.4 offshore earthquake kills 1 in El Salvador, rattles much of Central America strib.mn/1p7Otcg
If Hurricane Hazel Happened Today: Warning System Improved Since '54 emergencymgmt.com/disaster/If-Hu…
.@AutodeskFdn is calling social good designers! How will you design a better future? Tweet answers w #impactdesign to win a @biolitestove!
Women of Influence: “The Rise of Social Enterprise” by Rhea Seymour, features our CEO buildchange.org/pdfs/Women_of_…
The next big #earthquake in the Bay Area could be financially devastating with $200B in losses. Via @SFBusinessTimes ow.ly/CKO6C
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25 Years After the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Are We Safer? blogs.kqed.org/science/audio/…
Study bolsters view that San Francisco area is due for big quake on.wsj.com/1sCsSyV via @WSJ
Cebu priests to include disaster preparedness in homilies shar.es/1mhbX8 via @gmanews #philppines #DRR #earthquake
Unscrupulous builders are worrying disaster management authorities: quality of construction is deteriorating deccanherald.com/content/434547… #india
Disasters affect all ages – especially the elderly. Let’s build an inclusive culture of resilience. #IDRR2014 pic.twitter.com/JRAtdCWbmt
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RT @EmergencyMgtMag: Freeways & bridges that collapsed have been rebuilt to withstand EQ over the 6.9M Loma Prieta bit.ly/1njq0oP
We are committed to fostering resilience with communities impacted by natural disasters. #IDDR2014
October 13 is International Day of Disaster Reduction. RMS proudly supports @BuildChangeNews to build #earthquake-resistant houses #IDDR2014
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RT @UN: Today is #IDDR2014 - @unisdr calls for age inclusive disaster management to save lives + reduce losses thndr.it/1vKmRho
Visakhapatnam Has to be Entirely Rebuilt After Cyclone Hudhud, Say Officials: Vizag needs to be entirely rebui... bit.ly/1sxxSU6
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#Indonesia to build a giant sea wall along rapidly sinking Jakarta to protect from #flooding. Via @PreventionWeb ow.ly/CA1tP
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