Australia

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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.
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This contributing paper aims to review the impact of drug addiction, domestic violence and suicide in Australia through the lens of disaster risk reduction.
The Funafuti Classroom Building opened in 2020
Young students from the island nation of Tuvalu are now able to go to school without the constant fear that the next tropical cyclone would destroy their classrooms – all thanks to a partnership between their government and Australia.
Tsunami detection buoy floats in the Andaman sea, India (2018)
Five countries pave the way for progress in the implementation of effective tsunami early warning systems, which are challenging due to multi-faceted complexity.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on Australia's progression in drought risk management. Drought has long been regarded as a recurring feature of the Australian landscape with impacts on agriculture and food systems.
Panelists of the side event
Suva – Producing and using disaggregated disaster and climate data is vital to build a resilient Blue Pacific that includes some of the region’s most vulnerable populations. This was the headline call from female leaders representing different sectors to
COVID-19 recovery continues to be a key priority for many countries across the Asia-Pacific region. In consideration of this, and noting that it could be some time before international travel has returned to normal, the Government of Australia and the
Cover of Disaster Risk Reduction in Australia Status Report 2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Australia under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
In the face of growing disaster losses and risk in the Asia-Pacific region, government disaster risk management agencies, international organizations, and civil society groups met in the Australian city of Brisbane last week to agree on priorities for accelerating action for reducing the risk of disasters.
UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, addressing the High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day
For the third year, Japan hosted a High School Students Summit to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day. UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, urged them to become youth ambassdors for disaster risk reduction.