Disaster Reduction

New resilience strategy highlights the disasters that could bring Sydney to a shuddering halt

Australia’s largest metropolis has simply been “lucky” to avoid a city stopping disaster, a group of resilience experts have said. But Sydney’s luck could be about to run out, and if the city isn’t felled…

People may risk living in disaster zone if they think threat is a once-in-a-lifetime event

ABC News Humans may be willing to put daily pleasure ahead of the threat of long-term disaster when selecting where to live, a new international study suggests. Study co-author Professor Ben Newell, of the University…

US Crisis Expert Communicates with Australia

Communications is frequently the forgotten element in crisis risk management, a US crisis communications expert will tell Australian risk managers in an upcoming tour. Bob Jensen, who has more than 30 years’ experience dealing with…