Flood recovery resources

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Recovery Collection

Understanding Hazards - Flood

This resource provides a basic understanding of floods and is useful to contextualise individual and community experiences.

After the disaster podcast

The After the Disaster podcast highlights personal experiences and professional advice on the topic of recovery after a disaster.

Birdie's Tree | Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health

This resource supports the mental health and emotional wellbeing of babies and young children, their parents and families, in relation to severe weather events.

Helping your children in a flood emergency | Emerging Minds

This resource outlines steps to take to help children to prepare, both practically and psychologically, for the impact of flooding.

Flood and Water education resources 

This NSW SES tool for schools provides educational flood resources at primary and secondary levels.

Disaster Talks | Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network and UNICEF 

This podcast series speaks with educators and young people about their experiences of disasters and captures their reflections on what worked, what they learnt and what they wished they had known before the disaster.

Knowledge-into-action briefs

The Knowledge-into-action briefs provide an overview of good practice for people who are supporting communities to recover. They specifically provide information on community recovery and spontaneous volunteers.

Recovery Matters webinar series

The Recovery Matters webinar series brings together subject matter expects to discuss and provide useful information on key issues in disaster recovery. While originally developed for bushfire recovery, the webinars contain valuable learnings also applicable to flood recovery.

Australian Disaster Resilience Handbook Collection

The Handbook collection provides key guidance and expertise across a range of topics. See below for guidance on Handbooks with advice specific to flooding

National Principles for Disaster Recovery

The National Principles for Disaster Recovery are designed to guide communities, governments, and agencies to in their recovery approach, planning and decision making.

National monitoring and evaluation for disaster recovery programs

The National Disaster Recovery Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and Database can be used to learn from past recovery experiences and inform the development of new recovery programs.

Spontaneous Volunteer Management Resource Kit

This kit offers a range of resources to help support jurisdictions, municipalities and organisations to manage potential spontaneous volunteers during emergencies.

Educator resources | CoolAustralia

CoolAustralia provides a range of resources for educators on Disaster Resilience Education and natural hazards, as well as a Professional Development course on how to teach a unit on fire and flood resilience