Recovery resources - interstate, national and international
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National agencies and resources
If you are affected by a disaster, use Recovery Connect to find support near you from government, charities, and community organisations.
The National Emergency Management Agency is an Australian government executive agency to help those affected by natural disasters, including droughts, bushfires and floods. It is an agency of the Department of Home Affairs.
AIDR develops, maintains and shares knowledge and learning to support a disaster resilient Australia.
This handbook aims to provide a comprehensive guide to community recovery in Australia.
Natural Hazards Research Australia continues the coordinated multi-disciplinary national research effort of two Cooperative Research Centres over the last 18 years – the Bushfire CRC and the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC. It will focus on natural hazard resilience and disaster risk reduction and will address the major challenges arising from bushfires, storms, floods, heatwaves, earthquakes, cyclones and other hazards, including recent events such as the 2019-20 bushfire season.
Other state agencies and resources
Working with bushfire impacted communities and local recovery groups to assist in the development and delivery of local recovery projects in Victoria.
The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for the coordination of recovery functions in New South Wales.
The Department of Emergency Services is responsible for administering recovery deliverables in Western Australia.
Global recovery related organisations and resources
Since 2005, the UN has spent more than US$1 billion on recovery, providing technical and financial assistance for post-disaster recovery programming in 112 countries
The IFRC's work focuses on four core areas: promoting humanitarian values, disaster response, disaster preparedness, and health and community care.
Country recovery related organisations and resources
NEMA is responsible for disaster recovery in New Zealand. NEMA works with agencies across the emergency management sector.
Public Safety Canada leads Canada’s recovery process after a disaster.
The Texas General Land Office offers a range of resources from current recovery programs being delivered to providing resources on infrastructure and housing recovery.
A presentation about being prepared for climate risk by Munich RE, one of the world's leading re-insurers.
The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) responds to and aids in recovery from emergencies within the State of California.
The Global Resilience Institute (GRI) is an interdisciplinary institute committed to developing and deploying practical and innovative tools, applications, and skills that strengthen the resilience of individuals, communities, infrastructure, systems, networks, and societies. GRI is comprised of resilience experts from academia, government, and industry, empowering its ability to solve the world’s most pressing resilience challenges.