Posts Tagged: disaster resilience

Community Resilience and Community Led Recovery: One is Reality, the Other an Achievable Goal

Australian emergency management strategies, frameworks and plans consistently reflect the desire to create and support resilient communities, capable of responding and adapting to any disaster that affects them.   This aspiration is reflected at the…

A collaborative approach to enhancing resilience in high risk and isolated communities

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held next week over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast (previously Jupiter’s), Queensland. Mrs Julia Cook, Disaster Management Support Officer with…

Disaster resilience Natural Disasters $33 Billion Per Year by 2050

Disaster resilience: According to a Deloitte Access Economics Report commissioned by the Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities, natural disasters in Australia are expected to cost $33 billion per year by 2050….
August 1, 2016

Flood disaster scenario rehearsal to make Melbourne communities more resilient

Rehearsing a disaster scenario inside a relief centre may not be everyone’s idea of how to spend a weekend but that is what has been happening in North Melbourne. Arts House at North Melbourne town…
July 11, 2016

Session speaker announcement: Dr Danielle Every, Senior Research Fellow, CQ University, Appleton Institute on Characteristics of successful Community Fire Safe Group coordinators

We are pleased to announce session speaker Dr Danielle Every, Senior Research Fellow, CQ University, Appleton Institute who will speak at the 5th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference; Earth, Fire and…

What is disaster resilience education?

Community disaster education is an integral component of emergency management in Australia and around the world. Its main goal is to promote public safety and, to a lesser extent, reduce damages. However, many governments around…