Neighbourhood Centre Disaster Response Strategy Project

Neighbourhood Centres are playing a crucial role across the state in responding to natural disasters using community led initiatives.  The Queensland Families and Communities Association is developing a Queensland-wide Disaster Response Strategy for the Neighbourhood Centre sector by researching, analysing and using participatory methods to further develop and enhance this work.  The strategy will comprise of three distinct elements, which will be used as research and strategy frameworks for their respective regions while being aggregated into a Queensland-wide strategy for Neighbourhood Centres across the entire state. Details about the three project phases can be found below:         

Drought

Neighbourhood Centre responses to drought in the South West Area Network and Far West Regions. 

Monsoon

Neighbourhood Centre responses to monsoonal flooding in Far West, Far North Qld, North Qld and Central Regions. 

Bushfires

Neighbourhood Centre responses to bushfires in the Central Queensland and Sunshine Regions.

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