Council is often the best initial source of information on community recovery and community planning. Some additional resources are listed below.
Bushfire Disaster Recovery Engagement Consultants
Organisations within the engagement community that are offering services pro bono to organisations needing assistance with engagement in disaster response and recovery.
EMV Disaster Recovery Toolkit for Local Government
This toolkit provides a range of tools, resources and literature to help local councils and communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.
EMV Resilient Recovery Strategy
The EMV Resilient Recovery Strategy identifies strategic actions that promote a shared responsibility approach to emergency management and the importance of recovery planning.
Community Recovery Handbook, Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
Provides detailed and comprehensive guidance. Part 3 of the handbook, ‘Planning for Recovery’ is likely to be most relevant in the early stages of recovery.
Preparing for emergencies: A reference guide for organisations in the Health and Community Services Sectors
A guide to help health and community services organisations prepare for emergencies.
Victorian Public Engagement Framework
Principles and tips for engaging the public in a Victorian context.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
Red Cross Community-led Resilience for Emergencies
A guide and toolkit for communities in building community resilience.