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Young Australian scientists recognised for work in disaster resilience

22 May 2015, Minister for Industry & Science, Australia - gov

Three exceptional young scientists have been recognised for their work in improving disaster resilience in the Asia-Pacific region. This year’s prize focuses on disaster risk reduction and is open to researchers working in sustainable development, disaster management, urban planning and engineering, amongst other areas...


General Facts
  • Population: 31.8 million (2005)
  • Density: 4 per sq km
  • Total Area: 8564 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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