This report argues that taking stock of regional achievements in disaster risk reduction policy and practice is important, alongside identifying the areas where the region needs to focus most in the coming years.
The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief overview of Australia’s existing national natural disaster arrangements. Australia’s natural disaster management arrangements reflect the federal system of government, which apportions powers and responsibilities between the Commonwealth and states and territories.
Australia is currently in the midst of an unprecedented emergency with the COVID-19 pandemic, following the summer bushfire crisis. The purpose of this issues paper is to invite information from the public on emergency planning and response.
This report examines the benefits of Australia strengthening its implementation of the women, peace and security agenda, to bolster its regional stability and national security efforts.
This paper argues that a National Climate Disaster Fund should be established to reduce the cost burden of natural disaster response and recovery to Australian households and taxpayers. The Australia Institute suggests that it should be funded by a levy on coal, gas and oil...
This research brief summarises three recent publications that analyse some of the social and political effects of Tropical Cyclone Winston in Fiji.
Reporting on a cash and voucher assistance (CVA) preparedness study, this report considers activities in Fiji and is part of a series of feasibility studies to increase awareness, capacity and expertise in cash programming for humanitarian assistance in the Pacific Islands.
This quick guide provides information about domestic arrangements at the Commonwealth level to work with state and territory governments on emergency and disaster management and resilience.
The aim of this study is to complement ongoing work on the role of social protection in responding to emergencies in Nepal. The study uses a mixed-methods research approach to assess the potential role of the social security allowance (SSA) schemes to support emergency response...
A summary of workshop outputs supporting the statement on national research priorities for natural hazards emergency management: issues, priorities, directions
This publication collects the top level outcomes of recent workshops and, in doing so, presents a broader set of national research priorities in natural hazards emergency management by identifying end user motivated national priorities across major themes.