Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience


AIDR is a disaster resilience knowledge centre. We coordinate and promote the development, sharing and use of information for anyone working with, in, or affected by, disaster.

Building on extensive knowledge and experience in Australia and internationally, we work with government, community, research, education partners and the private sector to enhance disaster resilience through innovative thought leadership, professional development and knowledge sharing.

AIDR is supported by its founding partners, the Attorney-General’s Department, AFAC, Australian Red Cross and the Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC.

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Handbook 16
7 Sep 2018

In an emergency, the provision of public information and warnings plays a significant role in making people and communities safer. Timely, targeted and tailored information and warnings empower people to make informed decisions, to take protective action, and to reduce the potential impacts and consequences...

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