From fires, floods and financial ruin, disaster can strike individuals anytime. But how should their workplace respond when it does?
UNSW has experts available for analysis and interview on topics including the Ukraine war and the flooding events in eastern Australia.
As climate change amplifies the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, evacuations are likely to become increasingly common and costly – in human and economic terms.
The movements of communities across the world due to disaster risks are mapped by new UNSW Sydney research.
Tackling corruption could help alleviate the scale of crises and its impact on vulnerable people, says international construction management and economics expert Professor George Ofori.
A new research initiative aims to reduce vulnerability in urban environments.
Professor David Sanderson will steer investigation of the pressing issues of rapid urbanisation, including threats facing low-income urban settlements.
Japan's response to a tsunami threat following a major earthquake shows it has learned much from past events, including the deadly quake and tsunami that disabled the Fukushima nuclear power plant, writes James Goff.
When disaster strikes, online communities are lending a hand in sharing information and offering financial support.
Droughts are much bigger and slower than other natural disasters that hit Australia but we still haven't figured out how best to protect ourselves, write Anthony Kiem, Fiona Johnson and Seth Westra.