Resilience

The newsletter for the emergency sector from Australian Red Cross Emergency Services

Welcome to Resilience issue 6

In the final Resilience of the year, we look at new ways of working and succeeding in disaster management and the importance of getting people prepared for a summer that's predicted to have more than its fair share of emergencies...

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News

Showcasing Disaster Preparedness Week 2015 ... the Pillowcase Project receives a Resilient Award … new partnership to aid professional development …

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Get ready for anything: preparing people for disasters

With an outlook of high temperatures and little rainfall, this summer could be a perfect storm for fires and heatwaves—and the time to get people prepared for that is now. Here's one resource that could help...

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Taking the lead in disaster recovery

What does it takes to succeed in disaster management? A new resource by New Zealand Red Cross compiles insights from recovery leaders around the world to reveal all...

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Co-working: the collaborative future of disaster management

Each year, emergency management experts in Australia get together to discuss new and innovative ways of working in disasters. This year the focus was on co-working—here's what they discovered...

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Working in emergencies when the disaster’s at your door

What happens when an emergency worker lives in the very place a disaster takes place? Red Cross staff member Danny Croucher talks about having to balance personal and professional reactions in the heat of the moment...

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Preparing to recover: lessons from the Northcliffe fires

The largest bushfire on state record gave one Western Australian council a challenge like never before. Now, months on, the council reflects on lessons learnt and reveals the importance of establishing local connections...

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Keeping young people in the recovery conversation

We want to protect our children from the negative effects of disasters but does cutting them out of the conversation do more harm that good? To help young people come to terms with disasters, a new inclusive approach to emergency recovery is talking place in Western Australia...

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