This session is intended for health and community service providers, and aims to contribute to preparation for the heatwave and bushfire season that is almost upon us. The session will include:
- the long range weather forecast and environmental conditions for the summer period 2023-2024, with a focus on the Adelaide Hills region
- emergency management agency preparations and approaches to planning for heatwave and bushfire response for people at risk
- examples of how other service providers have prepared
- hypothetical scenarios to aid discussion about potential improvements to agency preparedness plans and activities
This project is brought to you by the South Australian Council of Social Service and Australian Red Cross as part of the People at Risk in Emergencies project.
This project was funded under the Disaster Risk Reduction Grants Program by the Australian Government and South Australian Government.
Views and findings associated with this initiative/project are expressed independently and do not necessarily represent the views of State and Commonwealth funding bodies.
100 Springs Road
Mount Barker, SA 5251