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NFPs Not Prepared for Extreme Weather Events

Natural disasters are costing more but killing less

Radical change is needed in the way natural disasters are managed as they become bigger and more frequent due to climate change, the Red Cross warns.  Disasters killed 32,550 people last year, including 16 Australians, and affected 108 million people across the globe, the organisation’s annual World Disasters Report says.

There were 574 disasters worldwide last year – the highest since 2011 – and nearly two-thirds of the total were weather-related emergencies, including floods, storms and droughts.  “The number of disasters continues to rise, as a result of a combination of increased vulnerability (more people…

 

NFPs Not Prepared for Extreme Weather Events

NFPs Not Prepared for Extreme Weather Events

NFPs Not Prepared for Extreme Weather Events

Welfare peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), said community organisations were still poorly prepared to respond to extreme weather events and the significant impact on their own operations…

 

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