Australia
Floods/Hurricane

Northern Rivers resilience: building dynamic preparedness at scale

The event

The Northern Rivers region in Australia is susceptible to natural events, leading to continuous disasters and extreme events, affecting local communities.

The response

In 2024 the ERT arrived at the Northern Rivers in order to provide support at scale and help prepare several community based organizations be equipped with relevant tools to build dynamic preparedness for future events..

The outcome

In 4 weeks the ERT and monday.com volunteers helped 11 community based organizations to build tailored disaster coordination and response tools, allowing them to have flexible and scalable tools that can be adapted based on the dynamic needs of future disasters.

Floods/Hurricane

Floods: volunteer registration

The event

During the 2022 flooding season in NSW, Australia, Lismore experienced one of the worst flood events seen in years.

The response

The ERT joined Resilient Lismore, a local civil society organization, and rapidly created the digital infrastructure to provide community support.

The outcome

The ERT created a scalable solution to register over 700 community volunteers and match them with thousands of requests for jobs that came in, including house rebuilding, rubbish removal, matching wellbeing needs and population mapping.

Peru

In 2024, Peru declared a 60 day state of emergency due to heavy rains, causing landslides and floods, damaging or destroying 2K+ houses and affecting ±40K people.

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India

The northeastern part of India, specifically Assam state, is prone to annual tropical typhoons that result in severe floods and widespread disruptions

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South Sudan

South Sudan is highly exposed to emergency events, such as floods, droughts, disease outbreaks and famine, posing substantial risks to the population.

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