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In recent posts, we’ve touched on disaster resiliency and how to build it within the community and in business. What we are yet to explore is the significant role that preparedness plays in achieving this resiliency. Every year, Australian communities are subjected to...read more
Last month we held our first Quarterly Business Conversation where a panel of experts from the disaster management sector spoke about their experience and the important role that businesses play before, during & after a disaster. While a number of very interesting...read more
For many small businesses, day-to-day running is enough to keep them flat chat – between customers, employees and bills, they have a lot on their plate. Because of this, taking the time to sit down and nut out a plan in the event of a disaster doesn’t rank highly on...read more
When you hear the phrase ‘community resilience’, what thoughts immediately come to mind? Understanding what resilience truly means is the first step to helping businesses know what is required to assist a community, before a disaster occurs. Resilience is essentially...read more
In the aftermath of a disaster, one of the biggest challenges is understanding the needs of those affected and finding the best way to assist them quickly. Businesses often find themselves ‘throwing money at the problem’, without doing the proper planning and evidence...read more
Two years ago when I interviewed 15 big name corporates to see what they were currently doing regarding disaster relief and response, there were two things that stuck out. Firstly, that only two out of the 15 had a plan as to how they are ready to support disaster...read more