disaster response

Emergency Services Times Webinars

Emergency Services Times will host three emergency services sector webinars from 23rd November to 7th December 2023. The first webinar, ‘Lessons in Resilience: Learning From Exercise Winter Storm and the… Read more

Building Resilience Through Knowledge: Exploring the Power of a Disaster Wiki

Disasters are complex events that can have devastating impacts on communities. To better prepare for future events and build resilience, policymakers and community leaders need accurate information and an understanding… Read more

Registration opens for the United Kingdom Alliance for Disaster Research Annual Conference 2023

Registration for the United Kingdom Alliance for Disaster Research Annual Conference 2023 has opened. The conference takes place between 18-19 December 2023 at the University of Huddersfield.   This year’s… Read more

Identifying and addressing gaps in early-warning systems

This commentary article in Springer Nature is by Andrew C. Tupper and Professor Carina J. Fearnley, from University College London.   The commentary warns of the significant limitations and structural… Read more

National Cyber Security Centre Annual Review

The National Cyber Security Centre has released its seventh annual review, covering September 2022 and August 2023. The NCSC, a part of The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), aims to make… Read more

The 2023 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change

The 2023 report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and climate change: The Imperative for a health-centred Response in a world facing irreversible harms has been published. This international collaboration… Read more

UNDRR Calls for #ZeroClimateDisasters by 20230

The UNDRR has warned about the dangers of climate change and potential 2.8-degree temperature rise, which could lead to catastrophic events such as floods, wildfires, heatwaves, and droughts. The organisation… Read more

Shifting power through participation in post-disaster recovery: a scoping review

Using a qualitative analytical approach, this paper, published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, presents an overview of the existing power imbalances, participatory activities, and their associated outcomes… Read more

Pathways to resilience: Results and insights from the ENGAGE project

The ENGAGE project is a research initiative to boost societal resilience through a whole-of-society approach, by connecting formal and informal actors in disaster management. The project includes 15 partners from… Read more

Help protect your home and recover after flooding: Free CIWEM training for homeowners

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) is offering free training to members of the public affected by flooding caused by Storm Babet and Storm Ciarán. The training… Read more