Natural disasters can have a significant impact on Western Australian (WA) communities, meaning a collaborative and coordinated approach is required to mitigate against, withstand and recover from disasters.
The State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) oversees the allocation of
funding that supports the prevention and preparation of disasters works to enhance the development of disaster resilient communities. This resilience-based approach emphasises the importance the SEMC places on collaboration between all sectors of our community to share in the responsibility of disaster mitigation.
A partnership between the Commonwealth and State governments to enhance WA communities' resilience to natural disasters.
Click here to read more on the Natural Disaster Resilience Program (NDRP).
Funding provided from the Royalties for Regions Program has been specifically allocated to expand the treatment of bushfire risk.
For more information about the Mitigation Activity Fund, click here.
A State government initiative to enhance WA's Emergency Management (EM) arrangements by building EM capacity and knowledge at both the local and district levels.
Click here to read more about the AWARE program.