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Research shows that the most common way people are killed during a flood is when they attempt to cross a bridge or flooded road. Photo: Dana Fairhead
Research shows that the most common way people are killed during a flood is when they attempt to cross a bridge or flooded road. Photo: Dana Fairhead
Date
13 Oct 2017

Safe at home, school and work

All around the world on 13 October each year the Interntional Day for Disaster Reduction highlights how at risk communities are reducing their exposure to disasters.

The CRC will again host a public talk featuring a line up of speakers from diverse fields.

When: Friday 13 October from 12 noon to 2pm

Where: Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Sydney

Speakers will explore Australia’s contribution to reducing impacts from a range of natural disasters.  

    • What are the challenges we face in preparing and responding to natural disasters and how can they be addressed?  
    • What can we do today to ensure that the impacts are less tomorrow?  
    • What policies need to be created, better implemented or changed at a national, state and local level?  

This year’s event will be held in conjunction with the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience, with the support of our partner Risk Frontiers.  

Speakers  

Beck Dawson
Chief Resilience Officer, Resilient Sydney  

Jessica Raine
Emergency Management Australia 

Andrew Gissing
Risk Frontiers and Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC 

ALSO - the NSW Office of Emergency Management will show how its Emergency Risk Management process is rolled out across the state.

To register for our event please click on the link below.

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See highlights from last year's event in Melbourne 2016.

To learn more about the International Day for Disaster visit the UNISDR site.

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