Deanmac Emergency Services reflects on the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference theme, EARTH, FIRE and RAIN was created around providing a platform of comprehensive discussions to ensue on disaster prevention, readiness, response and recovery. Deanmac Emergency Services was delighted to take…

Project Profile: Australia’s Response to the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

Background On 5 November 2014, the Prime Minister announced that Australia would increase its contribution to the global fight against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). This response involved managing an Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Sierra Leone. The Australian Department of…

Data disaster: Do GIS systems protect Australians against extreme events?

Article published by Government News @Government_News by Marie Sansom on May 7, 2015 Government agencies and local councils are now increasingly routinely relying on Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to help them plan for disasters, expedite rescues and target clean-up and reconstruction…