Plan & Prevent

PLAN

Emergencies are unexpected and can be devastating to communities.

The Shire of Dardanup undertakes significant work in a variety of areas to help prevent an Emergency here, or at least, reduce its potential severity.

Specific prevention measures include:

  • Enforcement of Local Laws (such as Fire Prevention Orders)
  • Town Planning
  • Controlled burning
  • Public Education

And there is also plenty individuals can do to help.

Ensuring maintenance of your property is kept up-to-date can alleviate the potential for thousands in damage bills from storms, flood or fire.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services provides a range of hazard prevention campaigns and programs to raise safety awareness in the community.

DFES Safety Information

PREPARE

The Shire of Dardanup actively promotes preparedness for emergency situations by:

  • Preparing Plans such as the Local Area Management Arrangements
  • Training emergency services personnel
  • Fostering volunteer emergency services groups
  • Fostering public awareness programs
RESPOND

The Shire of Dardanup makes its staff and resources available for response to an emergency situation.