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Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience

Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience
Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience
The new-look Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub from the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience will feature a selection of key Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research.
Firefighters training for a structure fire.
The next round of funding is available for the CRC’s Tactical Research Fund, established to support short-duration research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners.
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is set to commence five new short-term research projects as part of the CRC Tactical Research Fund.
Workshop participants at the OCEANIA Ecosystem Services forum, Brisbane
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research has been presented at an ecosytems and indigenous wellbeing conference in Brisbane recently.
A very large debris flow near Licola (East Gippsland, Victoria) after 2007 bushfires.
Heavy rain in areas burnt by bushfire can mobilise massive volumes of sediments and nutrients into rivers and water reservoirs, threatening the quality and supply of water to Australia’s capital and regional cities and...
AJEM cover April 2017
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC science is a feature of the April edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management, released this week.
Floods can cause severe damage to bridges, roads and other infrastructure. Credit: Dana Fairhead.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD student Maryam Nasim has been awarded the Austroads Young Engineer Best Paper Award at the Austroards Bridge Conference 2017.
Clarence River, Grafton, NSW
This is the April 2017 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
Dr Gavin Smith addresses the 2016 Research Forum.
Science and the latest learnings from across emergency management will feature at AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference.
The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partner Geoscience Australia is co-hosting a pre-conference workshop at the upcoming Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico on 23 May 2017.
Adelaide floods
CRC research is informing community flood warning campaigns, emergency services training and national policy initiatives.

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In the media

07 May The Brisbane Times Emergency weather alerts system questioned in wake of Cyclone Debbie
07 May The Sydney Morning Herald Emergency weather alerts system questioned in wake of Cyclone Debbie
10 Apr Asia Pacific Fire Can Graph Theory Techniques Help With Emergency Response?
08 Apr BBC News Cyclone Debbie: Why was aftermath deadlier than storm itself?
04 Apr The Conversation How do we stop volunteer emergency service workers quitting?
03 Apr The Conversation What’s critical about critical infrastructure?
16 Mar The Guardian NSW and Queensland flooding: four rescued as torrential rain batters states
28 Feb West Coast Sentinel Call for bushfire experiences
27 Feb Blue Mountains Gazette Preparing animals for disasters
13 Feb Radio National Drive Homes destroyed in "catastrophic" NSW blazes on RN Drive
06 Jan ABC Science Lightning, tornadoes and mice: the science of bushfires
05 Jan Circular Head Chronicle Bushfire survey
19 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Bushfire risk reduction should not cost lives
15 Dec Hawkesbury Gazette Homeowners encouraged to assess bush fire exposure
15 Dec WA Today Nullarbor bushfires which forced highway closure visible from space
15 Dec Margaret River Mail Nullarbor bushfires which forced highway closure visible from space
08 Dec Royal Auto RACV member warns on bushfires
07 Dec Riverine Herald North-east fire risk upgraded
06 Dec Sunraysia Daily Outlook for higher risk
06 Dec The Maryborough District Advertiser Commissioner warns of above average fire season

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