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This page is facilitated by the Mallacoota Sub-branch of the Returned & Services League of Australia. It is a community resource for disaster preparedness, education, and recovery. Get involved!

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Mallacoota is now a community emergency broadcaster!

posted 5 months ago by Trigger
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Three new community radio stations have signed on as emergency broadcasters today expanding the network to include 62 stations across Victoria.

Emergency broadcasters play a critical role in providing the community with information during emergencies to help them to make the important decisions about their personal safety.

Gippsland FM, 3MGB…

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A new volunteer managers training website, forum and resource.

posted over 1 year ago by Trigger
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This looks like a great resource to delve into. I'll post an update when I learn more about it.

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A great book worth getting a copy

posted over 1 year ago by Trigger
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Aaron Titus has worked in more disasters than anyone I know. He has written a book about his experience and has even done a special Australian postage deal.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/274311372/how-to-prepare-for-everything?ref=watchedprojectlaunched

A fantastic resource.

posted over 1 year ago by Trigger
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This link is for an American community disaster resilience video library that is very extensive. It's a great resource.

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2 Apps worth downloading.

posted almost 2 years ago by Trigger
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VicEmergency app The VicEmergency app aligns with the VicEmergency website to provide a centralised location for Victorians to access timely emergency information and warnings.

The app includes warnings and incident notifications for fire, flood, storm, earthquake, tsunami, weather warnings, shark sightings, beach closures and more.

In order to receive location…

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Great new app worth downloading.

posted over 3 years ago by Trigger
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This app is a great way to notify council of issues from downed trees, flooded drains or damage assessments after a disaster. Get it for free snap send solve

Facebook now has an emergency notification function.

posted about 4 years ago by Trigger
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Safety Check

In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011, a team of Japanese Facebook engineers went to work on tools that would help people connect and communicate with friends and family in the event of other natural disasters. These tools were available only in…

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Locally produced emergency camping meals.

posted over 4 years ago by Trigger
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Looking for a quick meal when the power goes out? Look no more. These meals are made locally in Gippsland and the variety leaves freeze dried meals for dead. They have a shelf life of 18 months but meals 5 years old have been eaten and were fine. A great…

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Satellite Phone

posted almost 5 years ago by Trigger
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Mallacoota Recovers now has a dedicated satellite phone for use in disasters. The number is 0404159418. It will be available during an emergency.

New Community Disaster Phone Numbers

posted about 5 years ago by Trigger
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91115773 & 91115774 These will be our contact numbers for the Mallacoota Recovers Site. The numbers have a total of 8 lines incoming and can be forwarded to several phones to ensure someone answers you. If you call and someone is on a line, wait and you will be forwarded…

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New Disaster Recovery Allowance Bill introduced

posted over 5 years ago by Trigger
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For the first time there will be a permanent solution to providing disaster assistance to workers, small business people and farmers experience a loss of income as a direct result of a disaster. Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC introduced the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Disaster Recovery…

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Disaster recovery payments

posted over 5 years ago by Trigger
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The Australian Government provides several payments if you are affected by disaster, such as natural disaster and acts of terrorism. You may be able to get paid an income support payment immediately if you are not already getting a Centrelink payment. If you already receive a Centrelink payment you may…

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Ready Recovers is now up and running, sign up now.

posted almost 6 years ago by Trigger
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Ready Recovers is Recovers new disaster readiness site. Sign on now and vital information like; The number of people living at your address, emergency contact information, phone numbers for insurance and medical contacts . Don't wait until a disaster hits, securely sign up now at https://ready.recovers.org/

Grant Application Successfull

posted almost 6 years ago by Trigger
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Mallacoota Recovers has received a grant for $1000 from the Mallacoota Opportunity Shop. This money will be used for signage as well as a large fridge magnet with all the Mallacoota Recovers information on it for local residents.

PayPal Account now Working.

posted about 6 years ago by Trigger
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Our Paypal account is now up and running, enabling cash donations to be made. The money goes into a separate account of the Mallacoota R&SL Sub-Branch in the Bendigo Bank at Mallacoota called the "Mallacoota Emergency Disaster Fund." Distribution of funds will be made by a community committee made up…

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Emergency Information

EMERGENCY: 000

Community Radio Mallacoota // Genoa: 101.7 FM // 96.9 FM

Need Help?: 91115774 or 91115773

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