What is Community Preparedness?

Community preparedness is the ability of communities to prepare for, withstand, and recover from inevitable incidents. It involves community-wide efforts to give citizens the training and education, and resources they need to prepare in advance. This includes Community engagement and preparation programs to provide resilience to communities. 

Informative resources: 

Emergency planning tools in Australia (aidr.org.au)

Emergency preparedness guide | Australian Red Cross

Community Engagement for Disaster Resilience Handbook (aidr.org.au)

Financially ready for a natural disaster | The Salvation Army Australia

Salvos_-_Moneycare_-_Planning_for_the_Unplanned.pdf (salvationarmy.org.au)

Supporting your community | Australian Red Cross


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