Australian Journal of Emergency Management

Journal article

20 Jan 2014
12

Abstract: To exclude children and young people from disaster planning processes undermines their safety when a disaster strikes. Moreover, this exclusion ignores the potential communication opportunities for risk reduction between emergency and disaster management agencies and families. This research applied a child-centred approach to...

Journal article

1 Jan 2011
0

This article analyses the negative and positive implications for bushfire survivors becoming involved in a range of voluntary activities in the bushfire recovery programs following the 2009 Victorian bushfires. It uses data acquired as part of a study of recovery programs being run by Catholic...

Journal article

1 Jan 2011
0

The vulnerability of cities to inundation from the impacts of climate change associated with the increased inter-annual variability associated with extreme weather events has been highlighted in the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. Predictions of an increased intensity of rainfall are likely to...

Journal article

1 Jan 2008
0

The issues of declining volunteer numbers are now well established. Aging population, rural population decline, climate change, the changing of family dynamics and the complex whole-oflife pressures facing individuals impact on the willingness and ability of individuals to volunteer time for community service. The challenge...

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1 Jan 2006
0

The Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre's (CRC) Community Self Sufficiency for Fire Safety Sufficiency for Fire Safety program focuses on how the rural and urban interface communities across Australia and New Zealand prepare for bushfires and also the role of the communities and individuals in reducing...