AECOM (provider of services for infrastructure projects) was engaged by the Tasmanian Department of Premier and Cabinet Climate Change Office (TCCO) to develop a suite of online and printable resources to help Tasmanian businesses across a range of
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The aim of these guidelines is to provide a process for local governments to develop a local disaster management plan, and to understand the need for a consistent local government approach to disaster management planning. These guidelines will outline all of the necessary components to meet requirements under the Disaster Management Act 2003.
The Queensland Disaster Management Act 2003 (the Act) forms the legislative basis for disaster management activities within all levels of Government and the Queensland Disaster Management System. One of the key responsibilities outlined in the Act is for the establishment of a State Disaster Management Group. A key function of this Group is to develop a strategic policy framework for disaster management for the State.
It is more than five years since Canberra experienced the devastating ‘firestorm’ on January 18 2003 in which 4 people died. This report details a research project that looked at aspects of the recovery process following the January 2003 bushfire
Natural hazards adversely affect hundreds of thousands of people worldwide each year and cause extensive property damage. In 2007, a year that was not considered an exceptional one for natural hazards, natural hazards caused an estimated 14,600 deaths and
This report provides detailed information on early and long-term recovery needs and priorities, e.g. through building resilience thanks to disaster risk reduction strategies and policies. This document uses the example of the state of Queensland which
This report aims to explore the issue of multi-agency coordination and cooperation in disaster response from a non-government organisation (NGO) perspective by assessing the interactions between NGOs, as well as between NGOs and other stakeholders, in
Australian Council for International Development
Asia Pacific Civil-Military Centre of Excellence