Information for seniors
Useful information when preparing for a disaster:
- warnings and alerts
- emergency contacts
- evacuation and
- emergency kit information
- How to create an evacuation plan
- tips for preparing your pets
- evacuation and recovery centres
If you don't have a computer, your local library staff can help you access this information.
Red Cross Emergency REDiplan
The Australian Red Cross produce a booklet called Emergency REDiplan.
The Red Cross Emergency REDiplan booklet helps seniors, people with a disability; their carers and families prepare, respond and recover from disasters.
This is a four-step process that will help you plan and prepare for emergencies.
A free Emergency REDiplan can be accessed at www.redcross.org.au. You can also call the Australian Red Cross on 1300 554 419.
The Senior and Safer booklet features hints and tips to assist senior citizens to minimise risks and make their homes safer.
The following resources can be accessed via the links or phone numbers below: