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Community Engagement, Communication and Inclusion for Disaster Resilience Handbook

The Community Engagement, Communication and Inclusion for Disaster Resilience Handbook is in development.

What do you think?

AIDR values the input of stakeholders in the handbook review process. We invite you to share your ideas through the Community Engagement, Communication and Inclusion Handbook survey.

There are many different kinds of communities, including communities of place, interest, belief and circumstance. Communities are dynamic — they change over time and interact in different ways. Each community is different, as is the context for engaging the community.

The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) is developing the new Community Engagement, Communication and Inclusion for Disaster Resilience Handbook. The handbook will incorporate the review of two handbooks and a manual:

  • Communicating with People with a Disability – National Guidelines for Emergency Managers (2013)
  • National Strategy for Disaster Resilience – Community Engagement Framework (2013)
  • Guidelines for Emergency Management in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities (2007).

The new handbook will provide guidance on national principles and practices for community engagement, communication and inclusion for disaster resilience in Australia.

The revised handbook will draw on and complement current and ongoing activity in community engagement, communication and inclusion, and will also build on the capability and knowledge of organisations and individuals across the disaster resilience sector.

Handbooks are developed with input from a broad cross section of people from different organisations from around the country and your input is valuable. AIDR is looking for people to participate in this Working Group. If you would like further information about the project or nominate yourself or someone else from your organisation to please contact amanda.lamont@aidr.org.au.

 

Handbook review

Enquiries

Amanda Lamont | Director Engagement and Projects
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
amanda.lamont@aidr.org.au