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Every person and community has a unique story to tell

Navigating life after a disaster looks different for everyone and there is no single journey to recovery. 

Recovery begins while emergency response workers and operations are still occurring. 

We know people navigating life after natural disasters and hardship in Australia want to hear authentic stories of recovery and resilience.

To share your story get in touch by emailing digital@nema.gov.au.

Latest stories

Help is now available for people in Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales affected by the ongoing extensive flooding.

The recent upgrade of Australia’s National Situation Room provides an important boost to Australia’s capability in crisis response and management.

Funding is helping councils impacted by Tropical Cyclone Seroja in Western Australia to better manage their recovery when future disasters strike.

The Bushfire Resilience Star Rating App will soon be a tool for all Australians to understand the bushfire risk of their home and make the appropriate preparations.

The Preparing Australian Communities program is helping prepare Tasmania’s Bruny Island community for bushfire

The Prepare Together Project is helping the City of Wanneroo community plan, prepare, respond and recover from future bushfires.

One of Western Australia’s major tourism destinations, the City of Busselton is home to the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere.

This International Day for Risk Reduction, we take the opportunity to showcase how we’re helping Australians in times of emergency.

The Australian Government is establishing a new Disaster Ready Fund, to support communities across the country to prepare for natural disasters.

The Australian Government is building the resilience of communities and economies against the risks and impacts of disasters.