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June 2016's edition of Hazard News features:
- Conferences - get in quick, earlybird closes 24 June for #AFAC16
- News - disaster recovery insight & moving evidence into practice
- Hazard Note - what is resilience & can we measure it?
- Research - resources for kids + PhD completions
- Blogs - floods, warnings, communities & poster tips
- New online - new reports & journal papers
Hazard Note 17 explains how our research is investigating enhancing disaster resilience to help communities, government and organisations develop the capabilities needed for living with natural hazards.
Large and destructive hurricanes and storms that have lashed the United States in recent years will be used as case studies on disaster recovery to launch the Research Forum of AFAC16.
CRC research has contributed towards new and improved school education pages in WA, providing a suite of fun and engaging resources to teach children about hazards.
Direct engagement in professional development, workshops and project teams is the most effective way to use research, according to the 2016 Review of Research Utilisation survey.
CRC researchers, Andrew Gissing, Katharine Haynes and Lucinda Coates have received a highly commended award for their presentation at the 2016 Floodplain Management Australia (FMA) conference.
A Victorian multi-agency team shares first hand insights on how they successfully moved an evidence-approach into practice in a research utilisation case study.
This is the May 2016 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
Research shows that a prevention-focus can drive positive change for communities if we have the courage to put communities at the start and heart of design.
The flooding rains that have drenched eastern Australia have tragically left several people dead and several more missing in New South Wales and Tasmania. This is an all-too-common story – flooding rains are a major cause of deaths around the globe. Our research suggests many of these deaths are avoidable.
The thread of community ran throughout the Emergency Media and Public Affairs last week in Melbourne, with cyclones, bushfires and flood all covered, while CRC research was prominent.