Disasters and emergencies can strike anytime and in many forms. Help minimise the impact of a disaster by undertaking these four key steps:
1. Know the risks
Know the risks to help protect your family & property.
Maximise the safety of your family in a disaster.
Access up-to-date, accurate disaster information.
Be ready to take action when required.
Moreton Bay Regional Council acknowledges Emergency Management Australia, Public Service Business Agency, Bureau of Meteorology, State Emergency Service and Red Cross Australia for the information provided within this site.
How can I help?
Volunteering in a disaster event can be a great way to help your community.
For businesses and corporate organisations wanting to assist
communities impacted by disaster, GIVIT will ensure your donation
directly addresses urgent community need. Please visit www.givit.org.au or
email firstname.lastname@example.org to
pledge your donation or offer of assistance.
For individuals wanting to donate money, items or services, and to see what is urgently
needed in the disaster affected communities, please visit www.givit.org.au. All money donated will be used to purchase items locally.
For translated fact sheets, Australian Sign Language (Auslan) videos and ethnic radio stations, see translated materials.
Local disaster management plan
Council has a responsibility to plan and prepare for disasters, to coordinate the immediate response to an event and to help the community get back on its feet after an event has occurred. View Council's Local Disaster Management Plan.
Key agencies with further information about how to be prepared for disasters: