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.
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.
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.
Health risks after a cyclone or flood
Here's a list of common health risks and hazards that can strike during floods and cyclones, such as contaminated floodwater and snake bites.
Get Prepared app
Australian Red Cross Lifeblood's ‘Get Prepared’ app helps Australian adults to prepare for any type of emergency.
A dust storm reduces the quality of the air that we breathe, which can cause health problems. Learn how to protect yourself in a dust storm.
What to do if you’re feeling stressed or helpless about a natural disaster
Feeling stressed, scared or anxious about a natural disaster is normal, even if you’re not directly affected. Here's how to help yourself, and how to donate.
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.
5 ways to protect your health from the effects of climate change
Here’s what you need to know about the impact of climate change on your health and what you can do to protect yourself.
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.