This year several special days fall in December. Whichever you celebrate/ commemorate, OC wishes you a blessed time. This time is also popular as a time for reflection (what did we do, achieve in 2015?) and looking ahead (what will we do, would like to achieve in 2016?). OC wishes all a very good 2016 and looking forward to further constructive and mutually beneficial collaborations. Where hazards are unlikely to be less in the next years, let’s ensure we are all best prepared and able to best respond to disasters.