A day for disaster reduction
October 2016's Hazard News wraps up International Day for Disaster Reduction and has research information on flood fatalities, fire safety and bushfire education.
Hazard Note 20 documents the analysis of the circumstances surrounding fatalities due to flooding in Australia from 1900 to 2015. Overall there have been 1,859 fatalities within the 115 years, with distinct trends in relation to gender, age, activity and reason.
A CRC-related project with World Vision has been selected as a finalist in the Google Impact Challenge – and your vote can help us secure $750,000 to bring fire detection technology to the slums of Asia.
This is the September 2016 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
The CRC assembled a panel of policy, research and practice experts to talk on the 2016 International Day for Disaster Reduction. You can replay the forum here.
Steve Sutton visited a place that's not on a map, and hard to pick out on Google Earth, for a workshop on resilience and emergency management in northern Australia.