Like all regions across Australia, there is the risk of a disaster or emergency happening on the Sunshine Coast. If you are fit and healthy, it is your responsibility to be prepared.
When disaster strikes you need to follow the advice of authorities on staying put or evacuating and follow your emergency plan.
Knowing what to do after a disaster is an important part of the recovery process. You may also want to help others by volunteering or making donations.
Find out about current recovery activities being conducted by council.
Find information on the disaster risks across the region: Severe weather and related flooding, bushfires, hazardous material accidents, pandemics and other risks.
View local disaster management plans and procedures, and find details about council's roles and responsibilities in relation to disaster management.
Below is additional information on emergency contacts.
The disaster management schools program provides students with an educational experience to equip them with knowledge and tools to help their own families and communities in the planning and preparation for disasters and emergencies which affect our region.