June 2016 Communiqué

In June, the Gender & Disaster Pod invited readers to two conferences in July, Disaster Resilience Forum and the Emergency Management Conference, where the GAD Pod will be presenting. Read it here.

May 2016 Communiqué

In May, the Gender & Disaster Pod presented the report on women leadership in emergency services at MUDRI’s Resilience Forum and partnered with 1800 RESPECT to produce gender and disaster good practice guidelines. The GAD Pod’s partner MUDRI and EMV’s community-based resilience compendium was included in Melbourne’s Resilience Strategy. Read it here.

February 2016 Communiqué

The ‘Being LGBTI during Disaster’ training was featured in the February edition of the The Monthly and Liam Leonard, Director of Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria, sits down with the Gad Pod to discuss the issues for LGBTI people in disasters. Read it here.

November 2015 Communique

In November, the GAD Pod was featured in the Australian Journal of Emergency Management, alongside an a tribute article to gender and disaster researcher Claire Zara who passed away earlier this year. Also, WHIN were the subject experts to 1800RESPECT’s development of a community service announcement  on the gendered risks of disaster. Read more here.