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MIL-OSI United Nations: Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech

By   /  June 15, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech

Source: United Nations 2 This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elections at the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC); and how 5G technology can jeopardize early warnings of natural disasters. South Sudanese […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: WMO congress boosts early warning and humanitarian action

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: WMO congress boosts early warning and humanitarian action

Source: World Meteorological Organization The World Meteorological Organization’s ruling conference has endorsed a package of measures to strengthen early warnings against hazards like floods and tropical cyclones and to ensure that these become part and parcel of humanitarian operations. It decided to spur work on a Global Multi-hazard Alert System that would pool information from […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: WMO: protect radio frequencies vital to earth observations

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: WMO: protect radio frequencies vital to earth observations

Source: World Meteorological Organization The governing congress of the World Meteorological Organization has stressed the need to protect radio frequencies allocated to services supporting earth observations. Jeopardizing these frequencies jeopardizes weather forecasts and warning services and, thus, people’s lives. The World Meteorological Congress passed a resolution expressing its “serious concern at the continuing threat to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand Climate – New Zealand’s new role in global Tropical Cyclone preparedness

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, English, India, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand Climate – New Zealand’s new role in global Tropical Cyclone preparedness

 Source: MetService The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has named Chris Noble from New Zealand’s MetService as the Chair of the Tropical Cyclone Committee for the South Pacific and South-East Indian Ocean.   Tropical Cyclones are among the most devastating of natural hazards. As seen last year with the effects from Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita, their potential […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fixing cyclone damage at Westport Airport

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Cyclone, Economy, English, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Open Source Intel, Politics, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fixing cyclone damage at Westport Airport

Source: New Zealand Government The Provincial Growth Fund will invest $2.074 million to repair erosion damage to the seawall at Westport Airport to ensure the airport is maintained as a crucial connection, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. Erosion damage as a result of Cyclone Fehi in 2018 has meant that 300 metres […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Raksha Mantri reviews Preparations of  Indian Navy view Cyclone ‘VAYU’

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, English, Government of India, India, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Raksha Mantri reviews Preparations of  Indian Navy view Cyclone ‘VAYU’

Source: Government of India The Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed the preparedness of Indian Navy along the Maharashtra & Gujarat coast in view of the approaching Cyclone Vayu at Naval Headquarters, New Delhi this morning. He was briefed about the ability & readiness of various assets of Headquarters Western Naval Command (HQWNC) that […]

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MIL-OSI USA: NEWS RELEASE: Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency Reminds Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Season

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, Business, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Cyclone, English, Exploration, Gas, Hawaii, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Tourism, Trade, United States, United States of America, USA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: NEWS RELEASE: Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency Reminds Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Source: US State of Hawaii NEWS RELEASE: Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency Reminds Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Season Posted on Jun 12, 2019 in Latest News HONOLULU — With the National Weather Service predicting an above average storm potential for this year’s hurricane season, now is the time for preparation to avoid long lines at […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Palaszczuk Government and Local Contractors Prepare Mackay for Storm Season

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Budget, Business, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Cyclone, Economy, English, Government of Queensland, Investment, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Palaszczuk Government and Local Contractors Prepare Mackay for Storm Season

Source: Government of Queensland As Queenslanders are no strangers to wild weather, the Palaszczuk Government has moved to ensure that 189 low income Queenslanders living in Mackay have been given grants of up to $11,250 to make their homes more cyclone resilient. Member for Mackay, Julieanne Gilbert said the $20 million Household Resilience Program had […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Union Home Secretary reviews the preparatory measures arising out of the Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, Defence, English, Government of India, Health, India, Intelligence, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Security  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Union Home Secretary reviews the preparatory measures arising out of the Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’

Source: Government of India Union Home Secretary, Shri Rajiv Gauba chaired a high level meeting here today to review the preparedness of State and Central Ministries/Agencies concerned to deal with the situation arising out of Cyclone ‘VAYU’. India Meteorological Department (IMD) apprised that Cyclone ‘VAYU’ is expected to cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Diu […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Watching the Invisibles

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australia Government Statements, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Cyclone, Defence, Economics, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Health, Inflation, Intelligence, Investment, KB, Labour, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, New South Wales, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reserve Bank of Australia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, Technology, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Watching the Invisibles

Source: Reserve Bank of Australia It’s great to be back at one of my alma maters to deliver the Freebairn Lecture in Public Policy. John Freebairn’s extensive publication record and long history of contributions to public debate speak to his abiding interest in public policy across a broad range of areas. It is indeed an […]

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