Key research learnings at Showcase
With the program now available, Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017 on 4-5 July is a must attend event for those working to improve the way Australia prepares for and responds to natural hazards emergencies.
Hazard Note 33 explains two tools developed to help emergency management teams strengthen their work, for use during emergencies, training or debriefs.
This research has developed a prototype, high-resolution soil-moisture analysis system called JASMIN, which is a significant improvement in accuracy compared to currently used models.
Research has developed ways to help emergency managers and planners better understand how risks from multiple natural hazards change into the future and how to best manage and minimise these risks.
A new case study of bushfire, earthquake and coastal inundation will take place in Western Australia thanks to funding through the Commonwealth Government's Natural Disaster Resilience Program.
How can we influence communities to develop and implement practices that will make them more resilient to natural hazards? This is one of the questions that will be asked at the Research Forum of AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ in Sydney this September.
With the program now available, Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017 on 4-5 July is a must attend event for those working to improve the way Australia prepares for and responds to natural hazards emergencies. Register now.
A CRC academic is part of a global network dedicated to ensuring concerted approaches among agencies focused on disaster risk reduction.
From a young age, people on northern Indonesia's Simeuleu Island learn that when the earth shakes, run to the hills. What can we learn from Simeulue, and how can we make disaster preparation normal in Australia?
Recently I visited the United States to attend the annual Association of State Floodplain Managers Conference, American Planning Conference and to meet with representatives of FEMA, North Carolina Emergency Management and the University of North Carolina.