|Title||Knowledge for life: how local knowledge is helping communities prepare|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Journal||Australian Journal of Emergency Management|
There are many ways for a community to reduce its risk to the effects of hazards and disasters. Science and research play an important role, but for many remote and Indigenous communities, this cannot provide all of the solutions. Local knowledge can be pivotal to their risk reduction. To this end, the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC hosted a panel of speakers at the Australasian Natural Hazards Management conference in Perth as part of the 2015 International Day for Disaster Reduction.