disaster assistance

Five ways we could do disaster relief better

This week in Istanbul, the world’s leading humanitarian agencies, donors and governments are hammering out solutions for a world in crisis. Over the last two decades disasters affected some 218 million people each year. We’re seeing more…

Disaster relief payments top $29 million for Central Coast residents following deadly super storm

Original article published on The Daily Telegraph 6 June 1015 by Matt Taylor Disaster relief payments have topped $29 million for Central Coast residents following the deadly super storm in late April. More than 24,000…

Real cost of natural disasters burns up NSW state budget

Kirsty Needham  State Politics Editor April 13, 2014 The NSW government has been hit with ballooning disaster response costs as major fires and floods continue to blow budget forecasts. The Disaster Relief Fund was allocated…

Disaster assistance for NSW communities after January bushfires

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher today announced that disaster assistance would be available to 11 NSW communities in Southern and Central NSW impacted…

Joint funding available for twelve Victorian councils following recent bushfires

Joint media release The Hon Michael Keenan MP Minister for Justice The Hon Kim Wells MP Victorian Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Bushfire Response 14 February 2014 The Minister for Justice Michael Keenan…

UC disaster management relief expert to help support relief

Sunday, 24 November 2013, 2:05 pm Press Release: University of Canterbury UC disaster management relief expert to help support humanitarian relief November 24, 2013 A University of Canterbury (UC) disaster management relief expert has been…

New education program to help Queensland communities

CGU and NRMA Insurance has launched a new education program to help Queensland communities better prepare for natural disasters, in support of the Queensland Government’s Get Ready initiative. The CGU and NRMA Insurance education program…

The Value of Engineering and Logistics Capabilities Collaborating in Support of Disaster Management

Highly skilled engineers and logisticians provide critical value to disaster recovery programs in Australia. As enabling professions to disaster management engineers and logisticians are often employed across projects, programs and organisations, yet their relationship is…

Disaster assistance for NSW

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 NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services Minister for the…
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