Fundamentals of Extreme Weather and Floods


This document outlines the principles underpinning the emergency management activities to manage severe weather phenomena such as, storm and flood by the emergency management agencies. This is the first edition of this document, produced during a period of change within the Victorian emergency management sector.


In the context of this document the natural phenomena of extreme weather and flooding will be considered.


This document is intended to provide all levels of emergency management personnel with the guiding principles for the management of extreme weather and floods. It also provides community members with an understanding on how the agencies will work together in the management of such events.




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