Examines the history and effect of the bushfires that occurred in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area in early 2016, the impact of climate change, fire assessment and modelling capacity,...
The aim of this report, and its accompanying interactive maps and data files, is to highlight the local government areaas at the greatest risk of natural perils and demonstrate how this risk...
A summary report of a symposium about architecture in the disaster and development sector, including risk reduction and post-disaster settlement.
Building on current regulatory measures, this guideline outlines a combination of bushfire protection measures to enhance the prospect of building survival and provide a safer passage through the...
Considers the implications of climate change for managing natural hazards in New Zealand and ways improving disaster risk reduction and emergency management.
This article considers the various risks that New Zealand faces from natural disasters, then assesses and alerts to shortcomings in how well those are recognised and managed.
Final report of the Waroona Bushfire Special Inquiry.
The next decision that Daniel Andrews makes on firefighters could well determine his legacy and the length of his government, writes Richard Willingham.
The Victorian Government has developed the Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy to help communities be better prepared for future floods.
This report provides a roadmap for successful innovation in humanitarian contexts, based on a year-long study of fifteen projects funded by the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF).