Additional Tools and Resources

SES, DHS, Flood Victoria, MEMP, Australian Red Cross and further information from a variety of resources.

SES Local Flood Guides

Local Flood Guides has been developed by the SES to provide the community with valuable local information to assist in preparing and responding to the risk of flooding.

Guides have been developed for:


Floods present many potential health hazards. Emergency workers and other support staff should ensure that members of the public are aware of the potential risks when they return to their homes after a flooding event.

A range of material is available on the Victorian Government's Health website for people who have been affected by floods. When people are planning to return to their homes after the flood waters have subsided, and the risks from floods waters have reduced to a level that is considered safe, there may still be many potential health hazards.

Flood Victoria

The Flood Victoria website was originally developed for the Victorian community by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority on behalf of the State Flood Policy Committee.

This website is largely a portal that provides links to information from a number of different government departments and agencies and can direct you to other websites.

Australian Red Cross 

The Australian Red Cross  offers a range of valuable resources designed to help people to better prepare, respond to and recover from emergencies.

Resources are available for households, seniors, people with disabilities, parents of young children, psychosocial preparedness and coping with anniversaries.