Characteristic of Disasters Management in Australia and Its Enlightenment

Yue Gao


Australia has established an excellent national system of disasters management. Disasters management in Australia is characterized by sophisticated ideas of disasters management, strong legislation, solid technical instructions and normal operation, extensive involvements of volunteers and mode of risk management. Based on the above introduction, the author proposes the following points in order to imp rove disasters management in China: strengthening constructions on legislation and organization; enhancing researches on natural hazards and emergency management; using the risk management app roach; concerning with prevention and preparedness; paying more attention to community.


Disaster management; Characteristics; Australia

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