Posts by: Disaster

Effective use of Mobile Apps & Online Space during Disasters

It seems the popularity of smartphones and mobile applications are driving demand for mobile disaster information.  Kim Amos (Chief Executive Officer, Bold Communications) and Mr Rick Hoys (Chief Executive Officer, iApps) recently spoke on this at the recent Australian & New Zealand…

Flooded Victorian communities to receive disaster assistance

Joint Media Release Attorney-General Minister for Emergency Management Special Minister of State Minister for the Public Service and Integrity The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP Victorian Minister for Police and Emergency Services The Hon Kim…

Additional disaster assistance for NSW farmers

        Joint Media Release Attorney-General Minister for Emergency Management The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services The Hon Michael Gallacher 24 June 2013 Attorney-General and Minister…

Experience in Local Community Engagement for Prepardness Planning in Auckland

Community expectations with regard to Civil Defence and Emergency Management (CDEM) have evolved over recent years in New Zealand.  The experience in Auckland and Northland is built on the principles that: Individuals in the community…

Floods in Alberta, Canada Cause Power Outages

June 25, 2013 by Linda Hardesty Heavy rains and flooding in Alberta, Canada, swelled the Bow and Elbow rivers, flooding Calgary and cutting power. The outages could cripple businesses in the Canadian oil capital for weeks…

Current Trends in Emergency Management Education

Recently at the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference  held at the Mercure Hotel, Brisbane from the 28th to the 30th of May 2013, Dr Valerie Ingham (Lecturer in Emergency Management, Charles Sturt…

Conference Photos 2013

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Expert calls for rapid social media response from emergency services

Press Release from: Esri Australia – Expert calls for rapid social media response from emergency services Cutting-edge mapping technology that lets overseas emergency organisations use social media to build natural disaster intelligence should be adopted in…

Disaster and Emergency Management Conference 2013

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference was held at the Mercure Hotel, Brisbane from the 28th to the 30th of May 2013. There were over 300 attendees at Conference which provided…

Flood levy and power rebate scrapped

  Marissa Calligeros  |  brisbanetimes.com.au reporter Queensland households will be spared a flood levy, but will not receive power bill rebates with next month’s state budget. The state government was considering introducing a new tax…
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