Traditional notions of disaster management and community resilience are being challenged by contemporary approaches to community connectivity.
Communities come in many different forms not just those relating to geographical proximity and borders. There are countless communities of a cognitive or psychographic nature that are rapidly forming part of the communications landscape for disaster management.
This workshop will explore these issues and provide a useful insight into how Emergency Management Queensland is looking innovatively at communication solutions for Disaster Management.
The workshop will explore the following key questions:
Disaster resilience is an outcome set in a long-term timeframe, requiring long-term commitment. Achieving disaster resilience will require achieving sustained behavioural change, the results of which should be seen across a number of years.
The National Strategy for Disaster Resilience offers a snapshot of the features of a disaster resilient community and implementation of the strategy is being affected under seven priorities, namely:
In this workshop, the Attorney General’s department will consider the national strategy and progress to date and will explore the following key questions: