Preparing for emergencies at home and at work

Experience shows that those who plan and prepare for emergencies can reduce the impact of the emergency, and can recover quicker afterwards.



Learn more about emergencies

Get Ready - Taking the time to think about emergencies and making a plan helps you to think clearly, have a greater sense of control, and make better decisions when an emergency occurs.


Learn about the steps you can take to prepare for flooding and find your local flood information.

 Get Ready - Flood  

 Your local flood information 

It's important to be aware of the dangers of severe weather and learn some simple, useful ways you can take responsibility for your own safety and that of your property.

 Get Ready - Storm 

Prepare for your travel on our roads, and ensure that you get to your destination safely. VICSES plays a significant role in the State’s road safety, responding to between 1,300-1,400 Road Crash Rescues (RCR) each year. 

 Get Ready - On the road 

We’ve put together some important information that can help you learn more about earthquakes, including what to do before, during and after one.

 Get Ready - Earthquake 

Even though the overall tsunami risk to Victoria is lower than many other parts of the world, a tsunami may still impact the Victorian coast

 Get Ready - Tsunami 

Landslides happen often in Victoria. Large landslides are most common after bushfires or flash flooding.

 Get Ready - Landslide 


Emergencies and coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • In an emergency, you can leave your home regardless of current COVID-19 restrictions in your area, including for power outages, medical emergencies and family violence.
  • Find out more about what you can and can’t do before, during and after an emergency on the Victorian Government Emergencies and coronavirus page.


More Information

  • Preparing for emergencies at school - resources for school projects, fun games, videos and activities for students and teachers. 
  • Driver Reviver - for over 20 years, Driver Reviver has been a national campaign with one objective: to reduce road collisions by alleviating driver fatigue.


Caravan Park Emergency Planning