A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes.
Australia experiences a range of 'natural disasters' including bushfires, floods, severe storms, earthquakes and landslides. For a timeline and further information regarding Natural disasters in Australia Click here
A natural disaster can cause loss of life or property damage and typically leaves some economic and psychological damage in its wake, the severity of which depends on the affected population's resilience, or ability to recover.
The Community Education Package and Presentations below has been brought together by funding from the Natural Disaster Resilience Funding and Lifeline Darling Downs and South West Queensland Ltd.
If you are experiencing an event now and require assistance from Emergency Services please call 000.
If you require information and warnings for your area please go to QldAlert.
Below are information sheets that will provide you with further information.