Today in disaster resilience (29 June 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news today…

Current emergencies/disasters

Istanbul airport explosions: 28 dead, 60 injured, Turkish official says

Texas train collision causes massive blaze

Disaster risk reduction

Peat fires are the largest fires on earth

Catastrophe modeller releases India earthquake model

Planning for disaster

Disaster education, communications and engagement

All communities, all emergencies

Projects that reduce wildfire risk and increase preparedness can be accomplished by a broad range of ages


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I am a Principal at Water Technology Pty Ltd, an Australian-based coastal, environment and natural hazards company - see I specialise in the community aspects of disaster risk reduction and emergency management. Samples of my research and projects can be accessed at Check out my latest book 'Disaster Education, Communication and Engagement' at I am also a published fiction writer specialising in short stories and poems - see

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