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Tomorrow, Saturday October 13, marks International Day for Disaster Reduction – an event which celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters. This year’s focus is on reducing the economic loss of disasters. Over the...read more
Now here’s a great example of a corporate thinking differently about what role they want to play in the before, during and after stages of a disaster. Ride-sharing giant, Uber, has decided to overhaul the way it responds to emergencies and natural disasters. They have...read more
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