Welcome to the Australian Emergency Management Knowledge Hub

The Knowledge Hub provides research, resources and news relevant to emergency management and includes statistics and information, photos, video and media about past disaster events.

For those  in the emergency management sector you can use the forum space to discuss ideas and issues affecting the sector by registering as a Knowledge Hub member.

For information about the context and development of the Knowledge Hub visit the About page.


We would like to thank the organisations which have contributed to and supported the development of the Knowledge Hub. We welcome all contributions and feedback from the emergency management sector.


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Historical disaster information can be searched by disaster type, location, number of injuries, number of fatalities, insurance cost and date. You can also search for a specific event using the free text field and search for all events within a date range.

Data overlays on the map will provide additional information for events e.g. rainfall, temperature, the number of dwellings and population.

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