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Emergency Management

Our Commitment to Emergency Management

Councils have a key role to play in emergency management and supporting safety.  Often, councils are in the unique position of being the only familiar ‘face’ among a number of agencies which assist affected communities throughout an emergency.

To ensure the South Gippsland community will have appropriate management strategies for all emergencies, the Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee [MEMPC] has prepared a Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMPlan) in accordance with the requirements of Section 20(1) of the Emergency Management Act 1986.

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Council works with all emergency service organisations, state government departments, water industry, health industry and other associated bodies within this committee.