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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

31 Aug 9 News Bushfire warning for Perth, Melbourne, NSW
31 Aug Dry Soils Increase Risk Of Fires
31 Aug Bendigo Advertiser Victoria facing above normal bushfire risk in 2016
31 Aug ABC News Communities need to prepare emotionally before bushfire to enable good decision-making: expert
31 Aug 9 News Perth, Melb, NSW in for risky fire seasons
31 Aug Bushfire season start may be delayed, but fuel loads likely to be higher
31 Aug The Courier Mail Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2016-17 predicts more ‘traditional’ SA fire danger season after above average winter rain
31 Aug The Border Mail Wet winter set to delay onset of bushfire season across much of southern Australia
30 Aug Wildfire Today Where does the moisture in a pyrocumulus cloud come from?
30 Aug SBS Emotional 'gap' in bushfire preparations
30 Aug Huffington Post Remote Controlled Firetrucks And Other Advanced Tech For Australian Disasters
30 Aug Emotional 'gap' in bushfire preparations
30 Aug Business Insider Domestic violence increased after the Black Saturday bushfires
30 Aug The Weekly Times Emergency service management vilification has co-operation up in blazes
19 Jul The Conversation City calls on jury of its citizens to deliberate on Melbourne’s futur
11 Jul Insurance News Queensland bushfire risk rises after El Nino
07 Jul Queensland firefighters brace for busy bushfire season
23 Jun Mandurah Coastal Times Bushfire management system failed citizens: report recommends creation of Rural Fire Service
07 Jun The Conversation Flood deaths are avoidable: don’t go in the water
02 Jun The Conversation Has the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge benefited Melbourne?