Disaster Management

Disaster Management Plans: Why Are They So Important? 

Avoiding disasters in life is impossible. There is always potential for a risk to eventuate into a disaster, and businesses are not immune to such disruptions. From localized disruptions to…

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Natural Disasters: Extreme Flooding in Australia 2022

The current rainfall events in New South Wales and Queensland have taken the country by surprise and have caused unprecedented flooding in many areas of both states. Floodwaters have inundated…

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What are tsunamis? The Tonga volcano explosion and the tsunamis that followed

Off the coast of the Tonga archipelago is an underwater volcano called the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano. Underwater volcanoes are generally found on the edges of tectonic plates and…

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Emergency and Disaster Management – Explained

After many years of providing emergency and disaster management services, it occurred to me that I was offering very technically correct explanations of theoretic disaster management practices, which meant very…

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La Niña – What this extreme weather event could mean for this summer

In November 2021, the Bureau of Meteorology declared that a La Niña event is underway for the 2021-2022 summer period. While the phrase ‘La Niña’ is regularly thrown around, few understand what this…

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What does a disaster management consultant do? 

What does a disaster management consultant do?  John Gawne is the Managing Director of Resilient Services. He founded the consultancy in 2018 with the aim of providing businesses with specifically tailored approaches to risk…

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What is Disaster Management and why is it important?

In these unprecedented times, it has become clear that unexpected events require adequate preparation and planning. The future is full of unknowns, and planning for a disaster is only effective if that preparation is done in…