APF Magazine E-Newswire Archive

China Fire 2019

There are only two and a half months left before the opening of China Fire…

Twin Philippine earthquakes kill eight people last Saturday

Eight people were killed and around 60 injured when twin earthquakes of magnitude 5.4 and…

Two locals killed and foreign athletes among injured in South Korea balcony collapse

An upper floor of a nightclub collapsed on top of dancing revelers in South Korea,…

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the face of Indonesian disaster relief efforts dies at 49

ABC news, Australia, this morning reported Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who continued to accurately and…

New Zealand Defence gets a Bristol upgrade

Bristol Uniforms, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the…

Where would an Emu get refuge in a bushfire? The PUB of course!

Fires have been burning between Darwin and south of Mataranka about 400 kilometres away over…

Six firefighting robots for Nanchang, China

The fleet of firefighting robots in China is growing steadily: in April 2019,EmiControls delivered another…

A big challenge for Brisbane firefighters with a small donkey

Australian ABC news reports, firefighters have rescued a miniature donkey, who became trapped after falling…

Invitation to Present

On behalf of the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association, you are invited to…

Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference (DMC) – Important Update

Please be advised that the early bird registrations for the Australian &New Zealand Disaster &…

South Korea Declares National Disaster as Winds Fan Giant Wildfire

A massive wildfire swept across South Korea on Friday 5 April, leading authorities to declare…

Death Toll Continues to Rise in Bangladesh High-Rise Fire

The death toll has reached 26 from last Thursday’s high-rise fire in the Bangladesh capital…

Afghanistan Gold Mine Disaster Kills 40

At least 40 workers died, and ten others were injured when a gold mine caved…

Restaurant Explosion and Fire in Japan’s Hokkaido Region Injures 42

Images from the scene showed large flames and plumes of smoke rising in the night…

Fire and Floods brings Devastation to Australian East Coast

While Queensland firefighters fight 140 fires, many of which are threatening towns in central and…

The Innovative Product & Technology Award Goes To… PVStop

The team at PVStop are very excited and proud to announce that they have won…

Successful outcome of “AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ”

The lead theme of AFAC18, “Changing lives in a changing world”, proved to be well…

New Compact, Lightweight Rams

Holmatro has added three compact, lightweight rams to its 5000 Series rescue tools that are…

Early Fire Season a Worry for Australian Firefighters

Aug 20th, Australia is still in winter, however, a long dry spell which has seen…

Nine People Killed and Fifteen Injured in Taiwan Hospital Fire

Last Monday (Aug 13) nine people died and were 15 injured when a fire broke…

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