Recovery: further resources

Discover related resources in the
Recovery Collection

Gender and Emergency Management Guidelines 

The Gender and Emergency Management Guidelines were developed collaboratively as part of the 2016 All on Board project. The project aimed to reduce the compounding effects of gender on disaster impact through the development of national gender and emergency guidelines to fill a gap in Australian knowledge, policy and practice.


National Impact Assessment Framework

The National Impact Assessment Framework (NIAF) has been developed by the Recovery Sub-Committee of the Australia-New Zealand Emergency Management Committee. The purpose of the framework is to create national consistency in impact assessments in the immediate aftermath of an event. 

The NIAF will be available on this page shortly


National Recovery Workshop

On 7-8 August 2017, 80 people from around Australia came together for two days in Melbourne for the National Recovery Workshop. Hosted by Australian Red Cross in partnership with the Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience, the objective was to undertake discussion and debate with the aim of refreshing the Australian recovery agenda.

The workshop was timed to coincide with the first meeting of the Australia New Zealand Emergency Management Committee (ANZEMC) Community Outcomes Recovery Subcommittee (CoRS) meeting, held in Canberra on 9-11 August.

To encourage discussion at a higher thematic level, the workshop focused on:

  • major changes in recovery since the year 2000 to the present
  • what participants considered to be the opportunities and challenges from the present to

Participants were invited though nominations by the previous ANZEMC Recovery Sub-Committee, and represented a range of views, perspectives and experiences.

New South Wales Office of Emergency Management:
Community Recovery Toolkit

The Community Recovery Toolkit has been developed to assist local councils and agencies involved in the provision of recovery services following a disaster. The Toolkit comprises informative guidelines, and templates that can be tailored to a recovery operation. Read more

Whakatāne District Recovery Debrief and Toolbox 

The Whakatāne District Recovery Debrief and Toolbox is a snapshot of activities undertaken and is designed to provide the local and wider New Zealand community with insights and “tools” that may help during future recovery efforts. Read more