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Resources

The following documents have been designed to help people better prepare, respond to and recover from emergencies. Please email us for more information about these resources or to order printed copies.

You can use this order form to order publications.

Prepare

This section contains resources to help you be better prepared in case of an emergency.

Emergency REDiPlan: Four steps to prepare your household 
booklet | A4 brochure | audio

Emergency REDiPlan: Household preparedness for seniors
booklet | audio 

Emergency REDiPlan: Household preparedness for people with a disability, their families and carers
booklet | easy English booklet | easy English emergency workbook

Bushfires - Preparing to leave early
booklet | plan

Get Ready!
children's activity book

Household emergency plan
planning sheets

Emergency contact cards
for home | for your wallet | for children

Household emergency kit sticker
printable sticker

Coping with hot weather
fact sheet | advice for seniors

Psychological preparedness for disasters
booklet

Protecting the irreplaceable
information sheet | activity sheet

Respond

This section helps you to better understand what you might experience immediately after an emergency and/or how you might help others.

How to help after an emergency
fact sheet | audio

Dealing with the stress of an emergency
audio

Donating food to emergency services
information sheet

Psychological First Aid: An Australian guide to supporting people affected by disaster.
booklet

Recover

This section helps you to better understand what you may experience when recovering from an emergency and what you can do to help yourself through this difficult time.

Coping with a major personal crisis
audio | bookleteasy English | large print

Cleaning up after an emergency: Dealing with wind and water damage
booklet | easy English

Looking after yourself and your family after a disaster
booklet

After the emergency
A website for young people recovering from an emergency

After the emergency: a book to help kids cope with emergencies
booklet

After the emergency playlist
This playlist is for young people affected by emergencies.

How to talk to children about emergencies
fact sheet | audio | large print

Helping children and young people cope with crisis
booklet

Dealing with memorials and anniversaries
audio

Returning home after a bushfire evacuation
fact sheet | Information page

Useful Links

For Weather information, visit the Bureau of Meteorology

For Emergency Management Information, visit Emergency Management in Australia

For personal risk information, visit Know Risk

For recovery assistance information, visit Disaster Assist