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Building resilient communities


Community organisations are the key to helping Victorians prepare for and overcome disasters and it is time to bring them into the frontline of emergency management planning.

With bushfires, heatwaves and floods on the rise, Building resilient communities declares it’s time official emergency management strategies embraced the experience and connections of community organisations, to help people better prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

Full PDF report and Word accessible version available below.