DISASTERMAPPER

An interactive resource plotting
Australia’s disasters on the map

DINGO CREEK

Interactive game where students
travel back in time to save Dingo Creek

DIGITAL STORIES

As told by survivors and others involved
in some of our worst natural disasters

Disaster Resilience Education For Schools

For teachers and students, this toolkit of disaster resilience education resources focuses on both individual and community resilience, vital components to developing a shared understanding of the critical role everyone plays in developing a disaster resilient Australia.

Resources are designed to be flexible to individual learning styles and are aligned to curriculum.

In this week!

Illawarra and Sydney severe storm 1996

31 August
On the 31 August 1996, an East Coast Low created a storm that was considered one of the most serious in the decade. Widespread damage from heavy rain and strong wind occurred, reaching storm force (averaging above 89 km/h) and peaking at 119 km/h at Bellambi Point. Wind gusts in excess of 93 km/h were recorded at Norah Head, Fort Denison, Sydney Airport and Wollongong.

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