One of the key findings of the latest annual nationwide survey by Red Cross, is that even in 10 Aussies say strong community bonds sustained them through COVID19, but more action needed to prepare for future lockdowns and looming disasters.
Even if you do get a warning and decide to stay, there is no guarantee emergency responders will make it to your place in time to save you or your property from disaster.
Paul Bibby Climate change is here, bringing with it an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters such as fires and floods. The message from the Red Cross is clear – be prepared. And the organisation is holding a... Read More →
Peter Walton, Director International, Australian Red Cross To the Editor Six-year-old Yousra is the same age as the war in Syria. All she has known is war and when my colleagues met her, she was playing hopscotch among the... Read More →
Peter Walton, head of international programs, Australian Red Cross. Humans have an astounding ability to ignore horror. Particularly when it’s not happening to us. How else can we explain the stunning lack of interest in the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis?