Professor Paul Arbon is Director of the Torrens Resilience Initiative at Flinders University. The devastating flooding through the south-eastern regions of Australia reminds us of the […]
Thirty percent of women experience domestic violence in various circumstances but the rate increases during natural disasters such as bushfires, floods, and cyclones while community attention […]
Specialist evacuation shelters should be considered for vulnerable Australians during state emergencies to improve the standard of care and safety levels for ageing communities with preexisting […]
The challenge to protect global communities against deliberate health threats is being tackled by Flinders University experts, with assistance from the Canadian Government. The Torrens Resilience […]
As temperatures head over 40C, the need to closely monitor vulnerable younger and older people with health issues is high – particularly with the increased risk of bushfires and interruption to critical infrastructure.
A simple checklist providing community safety advice for those attending major events and gatherings has been published by Flinders University’s Torrens Resilience Institute.
Guidelines covering mass gatherings worldwide in the wake of the Ebola epidemic are being developed by Flinders University.
Two Flinders University affiliates have been inducted as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).
Event organisers must learn from previous failures and feats when preparing for future mass gatherings, international disaster expert Dr Maurizio Barbeschi says.