AIDR is currently undertaking a strategic review of the Handbook Collection. Details about this review can be found here.
Australian Disaster Resilience Handbook Collection
The Handbook Collection:
- provides an authoritative, trusted and freely available source of knowledge about disaster resilience principles in Australia
- aligns national disaster resilience strategy and policy with practice, by guiding and supporting jurisdictions, agencies and other organisations and individuals in their implementation and adoption
- highlights and promotes the adoption of good practice in building disaster resilience in Australia
- builds interoperability between jurisdictions, agencies, the private sector, local businesses and community groups by promoting use of a common language and coordinated, nationally agreed principles.
Australian Emergency Management Arrangements
Communities Responding to Disasters: Planning for Spontaneous Volunteers
Community Engagement for Disaster Resilience
Disaster Resilience Education for Young People
Flood Emergency Planning for Disaster Resilience
Health and Disaster Management
Land Use Planning for Disaster Resilient Communities
Managing the Floodplain
National Emergency Risk Assessment Guidelines (NERAG)
Planning for Animals in Disaster
Public Information and Warnings
Safe and Healthy Crowded Places
Systemic Disaster Risk
Tsunami Emergency Planning in Australia
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Handbook Collection Management Policy (PDF 918KB)
An outline of the Handbook Collection framework, and the principles and processes that support its ongoing managementManual Series Disaster resilience resources undergoing review Archive Documents for historical reference