Victoria's emergency management sector is made up of more than 60 organisations working in partnership with communities, business and individuals across Victoria. It is driven by the philosophy of 'working as one'.
For one Arthurs Creek Strathewen Country Fire Authority (CFA) member the process of recovery kept bringing her back to one point: how do we better prepare our children for fires and emergencies? How do we build resilience in our children?
The Community Based Emergency Management (CBEM) approach has been used across Victoria to support communities and organisations to better connect and work together before, during and after emergencies.