Red Cross is currently managing disaster recovery programs in areas affected by the 2019-20 Australian bushfires, the 2021 NSW Floods, 2021 Wooroloo and Gidgegannup bushfires, Tropical Cyclone Seroja, and assisting people affected by the current 2022 flood across Queensland and New South Wales.
Recovery after large scale disaster
Wednesday 11 May, 9:30am-11am AEST
Presenter: Jolie Wills, cognitive scientist, disaster survivor, and Co-founder of Hummingly
Putting the ‘community’ in community recovery committees, an Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience and Australian Red Cross Recovery Matters webinar
Thursday 19 May, 11am AEST
We talk about community-led recovery, but how is it practised? Since Ash Wednesday, Victoria has provided a mechanism for community participation in the recovery process, through the formation of community recovery committees. This webinar will highlight different practices and current research into the formation and operation of community recovery committees.
Host: Andrew Coghlan, Head of Emergency Services, Australian Red Cross