Resilience: An evolutionary process

As the world continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19 and the ensuing economic fallout, authorities are already working to manage new disaster and emergency events — whether it’s bushfires in California, floods in China, earthquakes in the Philippines…

Predicting fire thunderstorms

Global monitoring of the atmosphere began in 1978. For most of this era, however, bushfires were not on the agenda. Volcanoes were an initial focus from 1982, after a British Airways 747 flew into a volcanic ash cloud, stalling all…

Flood/water restoration is part of community recovery

Fires cause Home and Business owners to face the anguish of losing prized valuables, photographs, documents, even special items that may be low in cost but high in sentimental value for parents or children who understand that replacement with a new item is not always the best option.

Most people who have never experienced the impact of fire, understand that it’s probably the most traumatic and distressing event they will ever likely experience. Within the industry, we genuinely care about getting people back on their feet again.

That is where the role of the Restoration company comes into its own. This is not to say that everything is restorable as there are some items in a fire that will be damaged beyond repair and deemed beyond salvage, but for those items deemed potentially salvageable, the restorer has a very good chance of successfully restoring the damaged structure or contents.

Integrated fire management and community based fire management

Over the last ten years, evidence and results of Community Based Fire Management (CBFiM) from different regions of the globe has led to a paradigm shift to approaches in fire risk management. This shift has focused on better equipping people…

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