Translated fact sheets about natural disasters

These fact sheets provide translated information about the top 5 most commonly experienced natural disasters in Queensland, and how you can better prepare for them:

  • bushfires
  • cyclones
  • earthquakes
  • floods
  • severe weather.

The fact sheets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Creole and Wik feature a design by Aboriginal artist Leigh Harris of Ingeous Studios, depicting how Queenslanders traverse the impacts of natural disasters on our communities. The fact sheets in Creole and Wik are available as an audio file. There are also posters in these languages about preparing for bushfires and heatwaves as well as cyclones and floods.

If you cannot find information in your language, please phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68) to access interpreting and translating services.

The fact sheets are available in the following languages:

The fact sheets are also available as an audio file in the following languages:


Easy English

ATSI Easy English

العَرَبِيَّة - Arabic

廣東話 - Cantonese

Ελληνικά - Greek

हिन्दी - Hindi

lus Hmoob - Hmong

日本語 - Japanese

한국어 - Korean

官话 - Mandarin

ਪੰਜਾਬੀ  - Punjabi

Gagana faʻa Sāmoa - Samoan

Español - Spanish

Wikang Tagalog - Tagalog

Tok Pisin

lea faka-Tonga - Tongan

Yumplatok - Torres Strait Creole

Tiếng Việt - Vietnamese

Wik-Iinjtjenj - Wik-Ngathan



Yumplatok – Torres Strait Creole



Yumplatok – Torres Strait Creole

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