October 2014 - Resources aplenty

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Interational Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2014 - ANU
Interational Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2014 - ANU
29 Oct 2014
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This October 2014 edition of the BNHCRC Hazard News gives a run down of our recent events for the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Mercury Rising forum, along with heaps of multimedia content from the Research Forum in Wellington. While in his blog, CEO Richard Thornton highlights why it is important for partners to speak out.

News

Christchurch earthquake
This is the second newsletter for 2014 from the Fatalities and Building Losses project, with updates for the project end-users and associates.
ABC Emergency has added to its excellent online resources with a real life bushfire scenario.
Research to Drive Change
The Research to Drive Change online forum series has concluded, but all the forums and accompanying resources are accessible at www.bushfirecrc.com/drivechange
Bushfires- Inside the Inferno is a SBS TV series made with the assistance of the CRC.
Jeff Kepert presents at the 2014 Research Forum
Audio of all presentations at the sold out Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum in Wellington, along with video of the closing keynote, are now available online
The forum panel at the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2014
Monday 13 October was the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC holding a free public forum to raise awareness in Canberra.
Mercury Rising was streamed live online, as well as a studio audience
The replay of the live stream of the Mercury Rising: Extreme Bushfires industry and public forum is now available.
NSW RFS and CRC researchers in partnership
Resident experiences of the October 2013 bushfires in New South Wales' Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands and Port Stephens areas have been analysed in a report by the Bushfire CRC, in partnership with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.

Event

Research Advisory Forum at RMIT University
The second Research Advisory Forum (RAF) for 2014 was held at RMIT University in Melbourne on 3-4 December.

Blog

PhD student Emma Phillips speaks at the 2014 annual conference
PhD student Emma Phillips gives her thoughts on our annual conference.
In addition to the RAF, we now have the need to hear directly from all our end user representatives.
Media at annual conference Wellington 2014
We have just uploaded so much great video and audio content onto the CRC and AFAC websites that we will all need the super size popcorn tub to get through it all.
It is critical for all involved in the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC to openly advocate the benefits of the research.
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