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2022
This paper assesses how the Himawari-8 satellite can be used for active fire detection. Satellite sensors are an important source of observations of fire activity. Next generation geostationary satellites provide earth observations very frequently.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre
multi-racial group of young people gathering outside in the city.
All community voices must be heard as part of disaster planning and resilience building processes – including young people. In 2020, up to 7.91 million children and young people lived in Australia, approximately 31 per cent of the population.
Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia
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2022
This contributing paper takes a look at how Australia is actively learning to navigate governance and capability challenges to create environments in which all sectors are enabled to reduce complex systemic risks.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation (MoCCA) through Vanuatu’s National Designated Authority has announced two significant projects on Climate Change Adaptation. The aim of the project is to improve the resilience of the coastal zone in Vanuatu
Vanuatu - government
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2022
This contributing paper aims to review the impact of drug addiction, domestic violence and suicide in Australia through the lens of disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Satellite- and ground-based observations of Australia and British Columbia blazes help increase resolution of models.
Los Alamos National Laboratory
While local and state governments have led the way on climate adaptation to date, citizens have much more to do, as the worrying lack of preparation for the floods that devastated Lismore makes clear.
Conversation Media Group, the
Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. Despite media campaigns, drivers continue to enter unpredictable water, risking their lives and the lives of rescuers. Having a Plan B could be the difference between life and death.
Conversation Media Group, the
The federal election presents an opportunity to promote plans for improving national disaster governance and resilience.
Conversation Media Group, the
An environmentally friendly spray that targets and kills one of cotton's (and the world’s) most damaging agricultural pests - silverleaf whitefly - has been created by scientists at The University of Queensland.
Cotton Research and Development Corporation