Rethinking disaster risk management and climate change adaptation

Short Summary of Resource
This report summarises the connected and twin challenges of dealing with extreme weather-related disasters (such as floods and bushfires) and adapting to the impacts of climate change that are faced by the Australian governments
Detailed description of the resource
This report suggests the foundations for a nationally consistent approach to disaster risk management and climate change adaptation that would be supported by a set of appropriate reforms to governing institutions and tools and emphasises that any response would benefit from a more integrated approach across and between the different levels of government
CLIMATE AND WEATHER Extreme weather events, CLIMATE AND WEATHER Adaptation
Content Owners / Rights Holders
National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Sector reports
Format of Resource
Relevant Sector
Emergency management
Geographical Scope
Relevant LG Functional Area
Disaster/emergency management
Council Type
All council types
URL / DOI for resource access
Relevant Governance Indicator
Disaster management, Adaptation planning