Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery

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…

Current Trends in Emergency Management Education

Recently at the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference  held at the Mercure Hotel, Brisbane from the 28th to the 30th of May 2013, Dr Valerie Ingham (Lecturer in Emergency Management, Charles Sturt…

Flood levy and power rebate scrapped

  Marissa Calligeros  |  brisbanetimes.com.au reporter Queensland households will be spared a flood levy, but will not receive power bill rebates with next month’s state budget. The state government was considering introducing a new tax…

Emergency Managers Prepare for a Changing Disaster Paradigm

Emergency management experts and sustainability planners say it’s important to begin planning for a changing paradigm, that plans based on historical data are out of date. So should there be a one-size-fits-all or all-hazards approach…

Joint Commission Reviews Disaster Planning After Oklahoma

Megan Brooks  |  May 22, 2013 In the wake of the massive tornado that decimated Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, the Joint Commission today reiterated emergency management standards and the actions required of all Joint Commission–accredited healthcare…

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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