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Staying informed in an Emergency

Emergencies come in many forms and can happen at any time, affecting your life in ways you don’t expect.

Staying informed with up to date information is very important during an emergency. Below is a list of organisations and government authorities who are best placed to provide the community with timely and correct updates.

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VicEmergency App

VicEmergency is the official Victorian Government app for emergency warnings and information. Download VicEmergency, set up a user profile and watch zones to ensure you receive official warnings and information for areas that interest you.

Download the VicEmergency App

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VicEmergency Social Media Accounts

This page is Victoria's combined source of emergency information and warnings.

Facebook: facebook.com/vicemergency

Twitter: @vicemergency

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VicEmergency Hotline

The VicEmergency Hotline is a free call.

1800 226 226

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Victoria State Emergency Service - SES

VICSES provides emergency assistance to thousands of Victorians every year. Visit their website for more information about current emergencies.

Victoria State Emergency Service (SES)

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Country Fire Authority (CFA)

CFA is a volunteer and community-based fire and emergency services organisation. Visit their website for more information about current emergencies.

Country Fire Authority (CFA) 

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Fire Rescue Victoria

FRV proudly works with metropolitan and regional fire and rescue stations and Country Fire Authority (CFA). FRV responds to fires, complex rescues, road crashes, emergency medical calls and hazardous chemical spills.

Fire Rescue Victoria

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Victorian State Government Resources

Department of Health and Human Services Victoria


Health.vic is the Victorian Government's health information website.

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