Who does what during an emergency. Managing emergencies is a shared responsibility between individuals, agencies and the community.
- Stayed informed using the radio, VicEmergency app
- Activate your emergency plan
- Be decisive - if your plan is to leave, then leave early
What you can do
Keep calm and follow the advice of emergency services. If you think you may be in danger try to get to a safe place and listen or watch the local emergency broadcaster for updates.
Put your emergency plan into action.
If you can’t get back to your home or need help with food or other requirements, listen to or watch the local emergency broadcaster to find out where relief centres are located.
Depending on the nature of the emergency a control agency such as the CFA, VicSES and Victoria Police will manage the incident and define further activities.