Natural disaster useful links and resources

Here you can find resources relating to emergencies, natural disasters and extreme weather, including heat health and fire preparedness.

Fire-ready resources

Links to resources to help you prepare for the fire season.

  • Fire Ready app – download the official Victorian Government app for access to timely, relevant and tailored warnings and information in Victoria.
  • Bushfire Education – the Victorian Government’s teaching and learning materials.
  • Plan & Prepare – CFA’s suite of resources on planning and preparing for the fire season.
  • Kids & Schools – CFA’s resources on fire safety for children and schools, including teaching resources and educational games.
  • CFA YouTube – keep up-to-date with regular summer safety update videos from the Emergency Management Commissioner.
  • KidZone – the Metropolitan Fire Brigade’s dedicated page for children to teach them about fire safety

Heat health resources

Links to resources to help you stay healthy during periods of extreme heat.

  • Kids in Hot Cars – on hot days, it is important to remember that you should never leave your child alone in a car.
  • Stay healthy in the heat – Better Health Channel’s tips and resources on staying healthy in the heat.
  • Heatwave community resources – the Department of Health’s resources on the impact extreme heat can have on human health.