Getting Ready for the Unexpected – Disaster preparedness, trust and community resilience
|This public lecture is an opportunity to learn more about disaster preparedness and uncertainty management.Disasters are complex events characterised by a high degree of uncertainty, which cannot be fully grasped until after the disaster. What can we do to manage what we don’t know?An expert panel will discuss this question from three different perspectives focussing on disaster preparedness and building community resilience in SA.
Dr. Tina Comes – Associate Professor at the Centre for Integrated Emergency Management at the University of Agder, Norway, and head of the interdisciplinary research unit on ‘Risk Management’ at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
Ms. Antonella Cavallo – International PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide’s ECIC.
Professor Paul Arbon (Chair) – President of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM), Director of the Torrens Resilience Institute, and Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Flinders University.
This presentation is generously supported by the Commonwealth Government through the Natural Disaster Resilience Grant Scheme and the ECIC at the University of Adelaide.
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