Australian Research Center


The Aussies have called for papers and reviewers on the following topics that to me look like a splendid effort for a book  to be entitled “The Future of Disaster Management”!

Here is the list:

Suggested Chapter Titles and Sub-themes:
• Understanding resilience and looking at management systems that provide for resilience;

• Circumvention strategies following an incident and their role in critical infrastructure protection so as to provide operational resilience;

• Differentiating the circumvention (immediate response) and long-term recovery zones (periods) of disaster management, and allowing smooth transition from the circumvention mode to the recovery mode;

• Use of simulation for disaster management;

• Public sector involvement in disaster management inclusive of local government inputs and international participation;

• Private sector involvement in disaster management inclusive of providing infrastructure for information flow, materials and sustenance provision, security, transport;

• Frameworks for large-scale disaster management;

• Frameworks for smaller-scale disaster and incident management;

• Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) and similar remote monitoring facilities for disaster management;

• Critical infrastructure protection definition;

• International trends in disaster response and management;

• Dedicated Information Systems for enhancing response and effectiveness of DM activities;

• The role of NGO’s in DM;

• Politics involved in disaster response and management;

• The reality between the all-hazards rhetoric and the government response to single hazard inquiries;

• Best practice in disaster inquiry staff and processes;

• The different response by the public to standard emergencies and large scale-disasters;

• The role of social media in disasters;

• Establishing protocols and information sharing systems with the main-stream media
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One Response to Australian Research Center

  1. wastewater1 says:

    Let me assure everyone that my very dear friends and colleagues in Australia are not sleeping as We are here in “Sleepy Hollow” and We can surely learn a thing or two from these wonderfully astute and enlightened people who Love Liberty and even America!

    Thank you for this informative post.

    Christopher Tingus
    PO Box 1612
    Harwich, MA 02645
    chris.tingus@gmail.com

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