Emergency management

Report
8 December 2016

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,...

Report
10 November 2016

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...

Report
10 November 2016

A summary report of a symposium about architecture in the disaster and development sector, including risk reduction and post-disaster settlement.

Guide
19 October 2016

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...

Journal article
9 August 2016

Considers the implications of climate change for managing natural hazards in New Zealand and ways improving disaster risk reduction and emergency management.

Journal article
9 August 2016

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. 

Article
2 June 2016

The next decision that Daniel Andrews makes on firefighters could well determine his legacy and the length of his government, writes Richard Willingham.

Strategy
20 April 2016

The Victorian Government has developed the Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy to help communities be better prepared for future floods.

Report
19 April 2016

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).