The impacts of a disaster affect people and communities in different ways, the recovery process can be long lasting and life changing. Each emergency is different in size and damage and impact.

The Tasmanian Government works with local councils to quickly assess the needs of residents in emergency funds, emotional or psychological support, housing and recovery.

If you are affected by an event, in the first instance contact your local council who will have Recovery Coordinator in place to assist you in receiving the appropriate help you need.

State Recovery Plans

Tasmania’s State Recovery Plan describes state level recovery arrangements to all stakeholders. The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC) is responsible for whole of government recovery planning, preparedness and coordination.  State Recovery Plan.

Municipal Relief and Recovery Plan

The Municipal Relief and Recovery Plan is a subplan of the Municipal Emergency Management Plan intended to assist in the planning and preparation for all types of emergencies that will require relief and recovery support; and sets out the arrangements for managing the planning and delivery of relief and recovery activities within the Shire.

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