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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ) has a range of translated materials for use by local governments, other agencies and communities to help everyone make informed decisions and take appropriate steps in preparing for emergencies and natural disasters.

There are fact sheets available in English and 16 other languages for each of the following 4 steps to prepare:
Step 1. Prepare an Emergency Plan and Prepare for Evacuation
Step 2. Prepare an Emergency Kit
Step 3. Prepare your home
Step 4. Tune into Warnings

You can also download translated versions of the following fact sheets:

A community service announcement on the need to be prepared for storms and floods is available in a range of languages.

The Preparing for Cyclones brochure is also available in English and 6 other languages.

Australian Emergency Management Institute (AEMI) has developed six Community Safety Action Guides for culturally and linguistically diverse communities. These pictorial guides aim to help communities understand the risks association with natural hazards that may occur in Australia and how best to prepare and minimise any adverse effects.

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Last updated 28 November 2011