Clean-up operations update
The Rural City of Wangaratta has welcomed the availability of disaster assistance following the flash flood event on 13 December 2018.
The Commonwealth and Victorian governments will be providing assistance through the jointly funded Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
It means households can access Emergency Relief Assistance Payments and Council can apply for funding to cover counter disaster operations.
Mayor Dean Rees welcomed the announcement.
“It gives our community some certainty as we continue to recover from this event,” he said.
The Rural City of Wangaratta’s flash flood recovery operations have focused on re-opening roads, providing free waste disposal for affected residents and assisting residents with information and support.