The National Emergency Management Agency is holding a briefing for the disability sector on 25 November 2022.

The National Emergency Management Agency is holding a 2022 High Risk Weather Season (HRWS) Preparedness Briefing specifically for members of the Disability Sector on 25 November 2022.

The Briefing will provide information from:

  • Bureau of Meteorology
  • National Emergency Management Agency
  • Dr Michelle Villeneuve, Centre for Disability Research, University of Sydney

As well as providing a seasonal weather outlook, the HRWS Briefing will provide an update on current preparedness activities as we head into the high risk weather period.

It will deliver a detailed overview of the roles and functions of the Australian Government during the preparedness, response and early recovery phases of a disaster.

This will conclude with a scenario discussion exercise based on the Bureau’s seasonal outlook designed to better understand the upcoming risk and to enhance our collective preparedness.

Please contact disabilityhrws@nema.gov.au to register interest in this event, or for any queries or questions.