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Taiwan struck by a deadly earthquake just before typhoon hits

Taiwan was preparing for typhoon Lekima when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit on Thursday (Aug 8)…

Super Typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in Japan Taiwan and China

China is hit by Lekima after the super typhoon, the ninth typhoon for the year,…

Mount Everest rescue pilot risks her own life to save adventurers from Nepal’s perilous peaks

Nepal’s only female helicopter rescue pilot, Priya Adhikari, says she has seen enough death and…

China Fire 2019

There are only two and a half months left before the opening of China Fire…

Board strengthened with new Directors

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is delighted to announce two additions to its Board,…

Forest fires in Indonesia spark air pollution warnings in Malaysia

The Malaysia’s Meteorological Department (MMD) said on Thursday (Aug 1) that the west coast of the…

5,300 + acres burned Hawaii blaze

A wildfire last Friday on Maui has burned more than 5,300 acres and is now…

US Market Leader in Technology-Driven PPE, Appoints New Managing Director to Launch its International Operations from the UK

PGI, a recognised leader in the manufacture of particulate blocking safety hoods and professional apparel,…

NSW RFS declares the start of Bush Fire Danger Period

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) announced 12 Local Government Areas (LGAs) will commence the…

Twin Philippine earthquakes kill eight people last Saturday

Eight people were killed and around 60 injured when twin earthquakes of magnitude 5.4 and…

Two locals killed and foreign athletes among injured in South Korea balcony collapse

An upper floor of a nightclub collapsed on top of dancing revelers in South Korea,…

The new E2S web site with intelligent search functionality – select the best warning signal for your application

E2S, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of high performance audible and visible warning devices for…

Cheshire-based international search and rescue dog Bryn passes away

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of search and rescue dog,…

Fire breaks out at Ang Mo Kio Central, Singapore, 8 people taken to hospital

A Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF) Officer and seven others were taken to hospital for…

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the face of Indonesian disaster relief efforts dies at 49

ABC news, Australia, this morning reported Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who continued to accurately and…

The Red Dragon in action.
Integrated Emergency & Industrial Equipment SolutionsFight fire with fire

Located in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Integrated Emergency & Industrial Equipment Solutions Pty Ltd. is the…

Fire Rescue Safety Australia – Making a difference where it matters

Fire Rescue Safety Australia (FRSA) has built an enviable reputation over its 15-year history. That…

It is important to “train the trainer” during the delivery process once Site Acceptance Testing is complete. Using this approach, your team should have key personnel who can assist with training and education once the factory representative has completed their program. This ensures the message is passed on in the correct manner.
Buying high value equipment – The ins and outs of the procurement process – Part 2

So, you have been approved to spend some money. A lot of money for that…

Approximately, 80% of the regions population is near the sea.
The unique disaster risk management challenges in the Pacific region

‘The Asia-Pacific is the World’s Most Disaster-Prone Region’, Secretary-General tells Ministerial Conference, urging Greater Investment…

NZ Air Force in new firefighting PPE.
PPE comes clean

The cleaning and maintenance of PPE is swiftly becoming a priority for the fire industry.…

Research has shown that environmental cues, such as the weather outside, influence how individuals react to warning messages.
Conflicting cues with emergency warnings impacts protective action

New research confirms the long held suspicion that emergency warnings do not always have cut…

Large Scale Industrial Site.
Fire detection in large-scale, high-risk industrial environments

Designing a reliable fire detection system for high-risk industrial environments can prove particularly challenging. There…

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