It’s not yet clear how the government plans to bring together Australia’s best experts — including policy thinkers, emergency managers, researchers and practitioners — to address the complex, evolving threats from natural disasters.
Drawing on over 40 key informant interviews, the recently released reports adopt a development approach to disaster responses. Thee research drew on principles of area-based approaches (ABAs) including people-centred and local-ba
Fiona was part of a global team that assessed the relationship of weather and climate variability with water quality from a number of different water sources in Tanzania, demonstrating the key coordinator to poor water quality is storage in the ho
In response to the increasing number of people living in low income, urban settlements, Professor David Sanderson is working in Bangladesh, the Pacific and globally to improve the resilience of settlement structures to naturally-triggered disaster
UNSW research can immediately determine if water is drinkable in emergency relief or poor areas where human waste could be contaminating the water supply, contrasting with the three days it normally takes to test water, limiting the spread of dise