NCCARF Policy Guidance Brief 10: Emergency management and climate change adaptation
NCCARF’s evidence-based Policy Guidance Briefs address key challenges to effectively adapting Australia to a variable and changing climate, providing high-level policy advice designed for use by policy makers at Commonwealth and State level.
This Policy Guidance Brief deals with the management of climate-related disasters under climate change.
The policy guidance provided in this brief was developed at a workshop held in Melbourne. The workshop was attended by policy makers and managers from within Fire Commissioner Victoria, Tasfire, Red Cross, NSW SES (Steve Opper), Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council, Ambulance Victoria, Australian Emergency Management Institute, Paul Barnes (QUT), David King (JCU), Michael Howes (GU), John Handmer (RMIT) and NCCARF staff.