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Natural Hazards - National Multi-hazards program

Contact Information

Alvaro Maz

EMSINA's 5 Capability Questions

Q1: What is the Project Scope / What is trying to be solved?

Improve accessibility of natural hazard information for communities across Australia


Q2: What will be available to the EM community / decision makers at the end of your project?

• single combined fire and flood data feed to be continued to work on by EM community
• suggestions on how data could be aggregated more easily
• fire and flood reporting (web and mobile) application (code and SAS service), should jurisdictions wish to onboard themselves


Q3: How will the EM Sector access the results?

• fortnightly showcases - please email if you want to attend
• report on data aggregation suggestions
• report on cross-jurisdictional collaboration, in particular leveraging EMV data aggregation platform
• report on data governance issues and potential ways to address these


Q4: What are the main hurdles faced in completing your Project?

• hazard warning data availability
• local government data accessibility
• fire and flood data standarisation
• future data governance


Q5: What input data / work do you need from jurisdictions?

• as program run pilots, these will showcase some of the work that could happen to work more closely together


Other Information

Other information provided by the presenter.

• Are there any icons for:
o all kinds of BOM warnings - e.g. road weather, marine wind, hazardous surf, tsunami
o fire bans, planned burn vs unplanned burn
o Longer term: icons for each of the Tier-1 event types defined in CAP-AU
• Why are there separate icons for storms and cyclones (Tier-2 CAP-AU event type)?
• It would be great if Calls to Action and Warning Levels would be compatible to both CAP-AU & EMSINA systems

Question and Answers

The following are overflow questions that the presenter was unable to answer during the meeting.

NT Participation ? :)

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