In general, Australia has excellent institutional response to disaster management, however at the local level community engagement with disaster preparation is relatively weak. Increasing resilience to disaster requires significantly greater community preparedness. Community preparedness in Australia is guided by the National Strategy for Disaster Resilience (NSDA 2011), which places a strong focus on ‘shared responsibility’ and directs local community and emergency organisations to cooperate in community disaster preparedness.
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2018|
|Event||XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology - Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada|
Duration: 15 Jul 2018 → 21 Jul 2018
|Conference||XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology|
|Period||15/07/18 → 21/07/18|
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Impact: Environmental Impact, Social Impact