Natural Disaster Planning

What’s the Future for Fire Protection in Australia?

The Grenfell fire disaster in London serves as a stark reminder about why properly installed and maintained working fire protection systems are so critical. While the cause of the Grenfell fire is not yet known,…

Vodafone displays disaster recovery skills with emergency network demo

Computerworld NZ, 15 September 2015. Vodafone NZ has demonstrated its portfolio of emergency network options for remote, zero-coverage areas, as part of a live civil defence simulation for customers and the emergency services. The solutions…

NICTA tool to help manage natural disasters

Article originally published in CIO by Rebecca Merrett (CIO) 23 June, 2015. National ICT Australia (NICTA) has created a tool that helps governments and insurance companies better manage locations prone to natural disasters and reduce their…

Data disaster: Do GIS systems protect Australians against extreme events?

Article published by Government News @Government_News by Marie Sansom on May 7, 2015 Government agencies and local councils are now increasingly routinely relying on Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to help them plan for disasters, expedite rescues…

Rise in natural disasters but decline in deaths, report finds

Despite a rise in the number of natural disasters over the last four and half decades, there has actually been a decline in the number of fatalities. Rise in natural disasters but decline in deaths,…

Queensland learns from US in natural disaster planning

[Media Release] Premier The Honourable Campbell Newman Saturday, March 08, 2014 Los Angeles: Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has met some of the world’s leading geological experts to investigate ways to minimise the impact of natural…
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