If you are affected by an emergency such as house fire, bushfire or flood, assistance is available.
A number of organisations provide different services to individuals and communities to help them recover.
Some organisations provide material assistance through the provision of clothes, bedding, toiletries and furniture, some provide food, and others provide financial assistance grants.
The following agencies and organisations may be involved in emergency recovery:
Call the Municipal Recovery Manager (MRM) Loddon Shire Council on (03) 5494 1200 for referral to organisations and agencies involved in emergency recovery.
The Department of Human Services provides financial assistance grants.
Red Cross Australia provides personal support; assistance and information to emergency-affected people and in some instances, material aid and personal services.
The Salvation Army provides emergency relief through small grants to purchase clothes and personal items.
St Vincent de Paul Society provides emergency relief through local agencies in the form of food, clothes, furniture and small grants.
Centrelink may provide financial emergency assistance to those affected by an emergency, such as house fire.