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Natural disasters

How to prepare for, and cope during and after, a natural disaster such as bushfire, cyclone, flood and tsunami in Australia — with links to organisations that can help.

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How to take medicines safely in a natural disaster (bushfire, floods, cyclones)

It's important to have a plan to manage your medicines should a natural disaster strike. Here's how to safely take medication during a bushfire, flood and more.

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Floods and cyclones

Here's a list of common health risks and hazards that can strike during floods and cyclones, such as contaminated floodwater and snake bites.

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Extreme weather

Extreme weather is part of Australian life. Learn how to protect your health, how to prepare for bushfires, floods and other natural disasters and know which health conditions put you at greater risk.

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Bushfire health and safety

Bushfires have become a part of Australian life. Learn how to protect your health, prepare for a natural disaster, know which health conditions put you at greater risk, and how to cope emotionally.

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Coping in a crisis

Information about coping in a crisis from leading Australian health organisations, including links to crisis support.

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Bushfires and your health

Bushfires and smoke pose health risks, especially to people with certain conditions such as asthma. Learn how to prepare for bushfires, get emergency medication and more.

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Dust storms

A dust storm can reduce the quality of the air that we breathe, so people – especially those with a respiratory condition – need to take precautions. Learn how to protect your health in a dust storm here.

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What to do if you’re feeling stressed or helpless about the Australian bushfire crisis

Feeling stressed, scared or anxious about the Australian bushfires is normal, even if you’re not directly affected. Here's how to help yourself, and how to donate.

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Soldier on with good nutrition

This Veterans' Health Week 2018 (Sep 22-30), discover why eating well is vital for ex-servicemen and women, and how to find new resources and events.

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