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Rural City of Wangaratta

Relief and Recovery Information

If an emergency threatens life or is time critical call 000

Victorian Relief and Recovery Line 1300 799 232

The Rural City of Wangaratta is responsible for coordinating the delivery of relief and recovery to individuals and communities impacted by emergencies and disasters.  Relief and recovery activities generally commences during, or soon after an emergency event.  Emergency relief activities include the setting up of Emergency Relief Centres in municipal buildings such as halls and public spaces, provision of information to communities, coordination of grants and hosting public meetings.

Recovery activities include establishment of recovery centres, coordination of volunteers to assist affected communities and establishment of on-going communication such as newsletters and social media pages.

Statewide recovery website  http://www.recovery.vic.gov.au/home