Emergencies - what you need to know

Emergencies - What you need to know

Take time to understand what you need to know about specific emergencies that Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) can help with. Choose from the hazards below to learn more about how you can plan for and stay safe in specific situations:

The VICSES is the control agency for flooding in Victoria. Victoria has many areas that are prone to flooding. Learn how you and your loved ones can be flood ready - Plan and safe safe.

There are a number of things that you can do to make sure you and your property stay safe during storms. Plan and stay safe.

Landslides happen a lot in Victoria. Large landslides are most common after bushfires or flash flooding. Know what to do when a landslide occurs. Learn how to stay safe. 

VICSES plays a significant role in the State’s road safety, responding to between 1,300-1,400 Road Crash Rescues each year. Take the time to learn about road safety before you get behind the wheel. Stay safe on the road. 

While earthquakes are rare, there are a number of things that you can do to make sure you stay safe during an earthquake. Plan and stay safe. 

VICSES is the control agency for tsunami in Victoria. While its difficult to predict a tsunami, there are a number of things that you can do to make sure you stay safe during the unlikely occurence of a tsunami. Stay safe during a tsunami.

Latest News

Published 15/10/2021
"Despite having four major floods this year, we had to perform four rescues last night."
Published 15/10/2021
"The videos will enable VICSES to use a geotargeted approach."
Published 13/10/2021
"Volunteers attended more call-outs than ever despite most Victorians being in lockdown."