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  • Defence and Systems Institute DASI
    University of South Australia Mawson Lakes Campus GPO Box 2471
    5001 South Australia
    Australia

    Website: http://www.dasi.unisa.edu.au/

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Defence and Systems Institute (DASI)

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http://www.dasi.unisa.edu.au/

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UniSA educates professionals and citizens to the highest standards; creates and disseminates knowledge; and engages with our communities to address the major issues of our time.

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Mission

UniSA educates professionals and citizens to the highest standards; creates and disseminates knowledge; and engages with our communities to address the major issues of our time.

Disaster Reduction Goal

Build resilience of Pacific Island rural communities to hydrometeorological disasters.

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

Working with University of South Pacific to promote disaster risk management in individual communities thoughout Fiji and the Pacific.

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

Working with University of South Pacific in individual communities thoughout Fiji and the Pacific to assess risks and ways to improve early warning communication and effective response.

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

Working with University of South Pacific to develop a Disaster Risk Management course for students in Fiji.

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

Working with University of South Pacific and individual communities thoughout Fiji and the Pacific to identify underlying risk factors, and determine ways to reduce them.

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

Working with University of South Pacific to promote more effective response to disaster in individual communities thoughout Fiji and the Pacific.

Other activities

Developing agent based models of community livelihoods to inform more effective deision making in response to increasing hazards due to climate change.

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

Dr Stephen Russell Senior Lecturer Room W2-55, Building W Defence And Systems Institute (DASI) University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes Campus GPO Box 2471 South Australia 5001 Australia Ph. +61 8 8302 3351 Fax +61 8 8302 5344 web: http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/staff/homepage.asp?Name=Stephen.Russell Email: Stephen.russell@unisa.edu.au

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  • University of South Australia Mawson Lakes Campus GPO Box 2471 5001 South Australia Australia

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