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Saving Lives from Haiyan to Hagupit

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th December 2014 -  Did the humanitarian community do anything that potentially saved lives between Typhoon Haiyan twelve months ago and Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines at the weekend, asks Peter

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Global Aid Mission for ‘Lone Wolf’

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th July 2014 -  A “lone wolf” social entrepreneur is hoping to revolutionise disaster relief in developing nations and prove that great ideas can come at any age, writes Nadia Boyce

ATO Acts on Fire Donations

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th January 2013 -  People can claim donations up to $10 made to disaster relief funds for the recent bushfires in their 2013 tax return without a receipt. "The Australian Tax Office (ATO) wants…

Disaster Website to Build Community Resilience

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th November 2012 - 
A new government funded website will help the emergency services sector prepare for natural disasters.  A new interactive website, set to help the emergency services sector…

Smartphone App to Mobilise Qld Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th January 2012 -  QLD Premier Anna Bligh launches the Ready Qld App with Volunteering Qld CEO Jelenko Dragisic More than 1,000 people have downloaded Volunteering Qld’s new Smartphone App,…

Queensland Floods: One Year On

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th January 2012 -  It’s a year since devastating floods swept through Queensland, claiming 35 lives and affecting more than 200,00 people but also revealing an incredible community spirit.…

New Fire Recovery Unit for Victoria

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 30th June 2011 -  The new Fire Recovery Unit comes into effect from 1 July 2011 to oversee Victoria’s ongoing bushfire recovery effort. The new Unit replaces the Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction…

Queensland Volunteers – Not Long Term

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th May 2011 -  Just one week after thousands of Queenslanders registered as volunteers to assist in the floods cleanup, a vast majority that were contacted were not prepared to volunteer according…

Bushfire Funds Not Claimed

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th March 2011 -  Flickr image Some rights reserved by tastygoldfish  Millions of donated dollars have still not been claimed by people who lost their homes in the Victorian…

Practical Advice for Disaster Fatigued Australian Charities

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th March 2011 -    Devastation in Sendai, Japan following the tsunami.  Flickr imageSome rights reserved by robertodevido  With many Not for Profit organisations…

QLD Emergency Warning Systems Disadvantage Those With Disabilities.

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th March 2011 -  The Queensland flood disaster has demonstrated strengths and weaknesses of Australia’s emergency services and warnings systems, especially in terms of access for people…

Donors Warned of NZ Earthquake Email Scams

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th February 2011 -  Just days after the devastating Christchurch earthquake, the New Zealand Charities Commission has issued a warning to donors to beware of emails from unknown people asking for donations
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