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 […]
A smartphone app created in Adelaide is helping developing nations swiftly combat biological threats to humans or animals. The SuspectED App was developed by Flinders University’s […]
A free national resource is helping aged care providers ensure they are optimally prepared for fires, floods and other emergencies, equipped to respond comprehensively and recover […]
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 […]
The statewide power blackout in 2016 is a vital reminder of the potential problems facing hospital emergency department (ED) staff in the event of a major […]
Education and harm minimisation strategies including pill testing should be considered as a means of reducing the most risky behaviour of illicit drug use at large youth festivals, a Flinders expert says.
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.