Emergency Management

Jan 25

If anyone you know is likely to be at risk during hot weather, help them get the advice and support


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May 17

Governments should begin harnessing the power of community organisations in disaster planning, according to a new report from the Victorian


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Dec 22

For vulnerable Victorians, our summer heatwaves are more than just an excuse to head to the beach, they are a


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Nov 22

With one in five Victorians living with a disability, it is critical to address their needs in emergency planning.


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Oct 27

Communities in the Latrobe Valley have a strong appetite to re-establish a sense of place and pride. Integrated social and


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Sep 15

When a major earthquake shook Christchurch in September 2010, bridges and buildings weren’t the only things put under pressure.


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Jul 28

Couldn't make it to the VCOSS-MAV "Working with community in emergency planning" forum? Never fear, we've got you covered.


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Jun 29

Low-income earners tend to live in areas or conditions more likely to be adversely affected by climate change, and have


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Managing volunteers who turn up after an emergency or during a crisis is crucially important, writes Volunteering Victoria CEO Sue


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Jun 9

Find out how community organisations and local government can work more closely together when managing disasters and emergency events.


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May 20

  A report released by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC in January 2016, Capturing community experiences in the 2015


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May 10

Disasters and emergencies such as bushfires, floods and heatwaves affect all Australians, no matter what their background or status. A


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May 3

A new report from the Inspector-General for Emergency Management (IGEM), Review of community recovery following the 2013–14 Victorian bushfires, finds


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Apr 29

Many communities across the Latrobe Valley, and Morwell in particular, have suffered from severe social and health disadvantage for many


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Apr 28

  Summary Good health underpins everyone’s ability to live a good life. VCOSS is encouraged the 2016 Victorian Budget includes significant


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