International focus for disaster research centre

Bound for Geneva Four emergency management specialists from Massey’s Joint Centre for Disaster Research at the Wellington campus are bound for Geneva this week for a United Nations forum addressing strategies to reduce natural disaster…
May 6, 2013

Emergency Response Time At Risk

Tara Miko     |    27th Apr 2013 6:00 AM EMERGENCY response times are at risk due to the extensive Range works. Despite Queensland Fire and Rescue contingency plans, the already overrun crews are facing anxious waits…

Disasters happen, but software shouldn’t be one of them

Disasters happen, but software shouldn’t be one of them By Ryan Fraser, CSIRO and Arwen Cross, CSIRO Imagine you’re a disaster manager and a large earthquake has just struck off the Australian coast. You know…

ACMC funds new study on regional approaches to disaster management

As the frequency and intensity of sudden-onset natural disasters is expected to increase in the future as a result of global warming, it is more important than ever that governments and international responders enhance their…

New Disaster Recovery Allowance Bill introduced

20 March 2013 For the first time there will be a permanent solution to providing disaster assistance to workers, small business people and farmers experience a loss of income as a direct result of a…

Australia leads advances in disaster management

Disaster management has emerged as a serious career option with the potential to take workers to all parts of the world. It is also an area where Australia is an acknowledged world leader. “There is…
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