Resilience to fires and floods: The importance of the response process

Resilience has been identified as an “ordinary magic”, (Masten 2001) but it only occurs in a proportion of the population. Since there is a lack of evidence to suggest it is a uniform phenomenon, the question remains – Can anything…

End date approaches for Queensland flood payments

Joint Media Release Minister for Human Services Senator the Hon Jan Mclucas Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General The Hon Shayne Neumann MP 18 July 2013 People affected by the Queensland Floods this year in the Bundaberg, Gladstone, Gympie and Fraser…

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 Wells MP 29 June 2013…

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 for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus…

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 or even months, reports the…