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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

17 Dec Bendigo Advertiser CFA warns of extreme fire danger
13 Dec The Australian Dairy Farmer Christmas bushfire risk still real despite recent rain
13 Dec Southern Highland News Don't let recent rains in NSW cause complacency about bushfire risk: RFS Commissioner
13 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Don't let recent rains in NSW cause complacency about bush fire risk: RFS Commissioner
08 Dec Ninemsn Why you're more at risk of bushfires than you think
03 Dec Yahoo News The bushfire dragon arrives early in SA
03 Dec In Daily The bushfire dragon arrives early in SA
27 Nov ABC Adelaide SA bushfire: 35 homes destroyed, 42 'impacted' in deadly blaze as roads reopen
27 Nov The Conversation More men die in bushfires: how gender affects how we plan and respond
25 Nov The Conversation Saving homes, saving wildlife: Victoria ditches burnoff targets
24 Nov The Age Victorians should face facts: bushfires are inevitable
23 Nov The Conversation More people are dying in Western Australian bushfires – but flames are still not the biggest killers
23 Nov Insurance News Climate change ‘poses threat to bushfire response’
23 Nov University of Melbourne Pursuit Learning to learn from bushfires
22 Nov businesses.com.au More people are dying in Western Australian bushfires -- but flames are still not the biggest killers
20 Nov PS News New Institute for disaster recovery
19 Nov Buzzfeed Here’s Why We Should All Be Extremely Worried About This Year’s Bushfire Season
19 Nov ABC Rural Fire season 69 days longer as Climate Council warns fire fighting resources need to double by 2030
19 Nov Huffington Post Climate Council Report Says Australian Bushfires, Heatwaves On The Rise
18 Nov The Mercury New institute for disaster resilience

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