The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and Australian Academy of Science held a three-part webinar series to lay the foundations of a future national approach to hazard reduction burning. Photo: Adam Leavesley/ACT Parks and Conservation Service
Hundreds of people tuned in each week to hear experts and practitioners explain the science surrounding hazard reduction burning as part of the three-part National Fire Fuels Science webinar series.
This research explored the complexities of strategic decision making during the deployment of the Australian Urban Search and Rescue team to Fukushima, Japan, in 2011. Photo: Fire and Rescue NSW
Hazard Note 73 investigates strategic decision making in emergency management and provides easy-to-use tools to inform better decision making.
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This research offers strategies that emergency agencies could use to minimise the negative effect of conflicting information during a natural hazard. Photos: Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
Hazard Note 72 provides strategies that might mitigate the negative effects of conflict between emergency warning instructions and socio-environmental cues, to encourage protective action during a natural hazard.
Animesh Kumar, Deputy Head Asia-Pacific, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, speaks at the conference.
The full report detailing the outcomes of the extreme weather scenario presented at the 12th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference and how Australia can reduce the impacts of similar cascading natural hazards is now available.
Prof Vivienne Tippett, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Chair Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, Dr Katharine Haynes, AFAC CEO Stuart Ellis and Chair of the CRC Advisory Committee Kylie Sproston. Photo: CRC Association
Australian lives are being saved by Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research, which was recognised with the Cooperative Research Centres Association’s premier award.

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