Why be emergency ready?

Being emergency ready is extremely important. It reduces the vulnerability of individuals with disability, when faced with an emergency situation.

This section highlights the importance of people with disability being ready in the eventuality of an emergency situation including fires, bush fires, storms, flooding and personal protection.



Action Plan Steps

This section provides a step by step guide into what people with disability should  consider when creating an emergency action plan.

PDCN has worked collaboratively with emergency services to provide practical, up to date information which will enhance the knowledge and capacity of people with a physical disability, to increase their ability to respond to an emergency situation or disaster.


Tools and Resources

This page provides links to various tools and resources available from a range of organisations.

We have divided information into sections relating to various emergency situations including; bush fire, storm, fires in the home, personal safety.