About Neil Dufty
I am a Principal of an Australian environment and natural hazards consultancy with research interests in the community aspects of emergency management and disaster resilience.In particular, I have conducted over 30 evaluations of emergency management and community interactions including the impact of community warning systems. I have also conducted extensive research into best practices in hazard education and engagement that enable communities to learn for disaster resilience.
Evaluating emergency management after an event: gaps and suggestions
The Australian Journal of Emergency Management (peer reviewed) (2013)
Post-event evaluations of emergency management are critical to help emergency service providers and communities learn to build disaster resilience. This ...
Disaster education and engagement (32)
How can we improve community engagement for floodplain management?
2017 National Floodplain Management Australia Conference (2017)
Managing the floodplain: a guide to best practice in flood risk management in Australia (Attorney-General’s Department, 2013, p.145), states that ...
Why getting people to write an emergency plan may not ...
2015 Floodplain Management Association National Conference (2015)
Many government agencies and not-for-profit emergency organisations throughout the world encourage those community members and businesses at risk to write ...