As Australia braces for another season of summer natural disasters, leading social media researchers are calling for governments to better coordinate their crisis communications.
Research and technology transfer activities at The University of Western Australia are helping address a persistent and serious problem facing the mining industry worldwide.
Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its vulnerabilities.
Home is where the heart is - and reminding yourself how much you love your home might ensure you prepare it for bushfires.
Humans may become walking antennas for remote monitoring and mobile communications − with the help of University of Adelaide research to produce antennas integrated into clothing.
A new University of Adelaide research project aims to improve emergency operations through integrated communications systems for police and the emergency services.
The one-two punch of tropical storms Irene and Lee in 2011 has prompted New York City to spend an additional $70 million to reduce flood hazards that threaten its water supply.
The head of the organization that oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says the state is the first in the country where customers of the four major wireless carriers can send text messages to 911.
Authorities around the world should set up emergency communication teams to manage the amount of misinformation circulating on social media during disasters, terrorist attacks and other social crises.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. The final report is strengthened ...