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Connected Communities

A resilient community is where people know each other, are connected and involved, and have a strong sense of community pride. Knowing who your neighbours are, being involved in your local community groups and events, and being committed to your community will make you someone most likely to both cope well during an emergency event, and bounce back afterwards.

Help your friends, family and community get prepared for emergencies.

  • Join (or start) a community Facebook page. These are a great place to find a babysitter, buy and sell, and share information. In an emergency they are invaluable for keeping people informed about what is happening in the community.

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Communities of interest

We all belong to different groups due to our individual interests and circumstances. These groups are known as communities of interest. Examples include:

  • church community
  • sports community
  • ethnic community
  • your workplace colleagues
  • online communities

In an emergency you may also help others within these communities, as well as in your local neighbourhood.

If you, or a member of your household, has disability or any special requirements that may affect your/their ability to cope in an emergency, follow these steps to get ready.

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