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Rural City of Wangaratta

Emergency Planning and Preparedness for Households

For life threatening or time critical emergencies call 000

Residents are encouraged to plan and prepare for emergencies, disasters and disruptions that may affect you and your family.  A wide range of resources are available to assist you with household emergency planning.  The Red Cross have resources under the REDiPlan banner which are available for all households with additional materials that are especially designed for disabled people, seniors and people from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Resources to assist with particular types of emergencies such as fires and floods are available under the relevant tabs.

http://www.redcross.org.au/prepare.aspx

If you are deaf or hearing impaired the Deaf Emergency Information website is an invaluable resource for planning, preparing and responding to emergencies.

Deaf Emergency Information website