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Promoting Disaster Resilience: Domestic and International challenges

Australia is no stranger to disasters and their cascading effects.

Natural disasters are a perennial problem globally, regionally and locally. They trigger significant damage to infrastructure, both critical and important, economic health and the wellbeing and livelihoods of communities.

In this discussion, ASPI's Dr Paul Barnes was joined by Jamie Isbister, First Assistant Secretary, Humanitarian Coordinator, DFAT and Mark Crosweller AFSM, Head of the National Resilience Taskforce.