Large and destructive hurricanes and storms that have lashed the United States in recent years will be used as case studies on disaster recovery to launch the Research Forum of AFAC16 - register by 24 June to get the discounted rate.
Brigade personnel instruct residents how to prepare for a bushfire. Photo: Damien Ford, NSW Rural Fire Service
Hazard Note 17 explains how our research is investigating enhancing disaster resilience to help communities, government and organisations develop the capabilities needed for living with natural hazards.
Briony's research led to an ebook to help parents talk to their kids about bushfires.
CRC research has contributed towards new and improved school education pages in WA, providing a suite of fun and engaging resources to teach children about hazards.
Flooding in the Sydney CBD, 5 June 2016. Photo: Brian Dewey, Flickr
The flooding rains that have drenched eastern Australia have tragically left several people dead and several more missing in New South Wales and Tasmania. This is an all-too-common story – flooding rains are a major cause of deaths around the globe. Our research suggests many of these deaths are avoidable.
Road damage from storm surge, Jimmy's Beach, NSW. Photo NSW SES
Hazard Note 16 explains how our research will strengthen Australia’s capability to make informed decisions for an improved resilience of coastal communities and infrastructure.
Morayfield, QLD flood
Damage from floods, fires and storms can be prevented by careful planning and investment, writes our CEO Dr Richard Thornton.