Australia

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2021
The handbook is specifically tailored for leaders in government, business and communities who are affected by disaster risk and extends beyond those traditionally responsible for emergency management.
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
Special report _Update to the economic costs of natural disasters in Australia
2021
This Special report updates and builds on previous estimates of the costs of natural disasters with new, more comprehensive data and extends the analysis to estimate costs under different climate change scenarios.
Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience & Safer Communities
The Alignment of Australia’s National Construction Code and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Achieving Resilient Buildings and Communities
2021
This report describes how the risks associated with extreme weather events induced by climate change are increasingly being recognized, and must be addressed through each country’s construction regulations, building codes, and standards.
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

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Cover of Disaster Risk Reduction in Australia Status Report 2020
2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Australia under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. It also highlights progress and challenges associated with ensuring coherence among the key global frameworks at the national level; and makes recommendations for strengthening overall disaster risk management (DRM) governance by government institutions and stakeholders at national and local levels.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific Asian Disaster Preparedness Center