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Emergencies and economic recovery

Current Emergencies

For information about a current emergency please visit the VicEmergency website or call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.

Regional Development Victoria (RDV) supports a range of collaborative activities before, during and after emergency events, as defined by Victorian emergency management arrangements. As a recovery support agency, we assist economic recovery as part of a whole of government effort.

Following significant disruptions such as natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic, RDV works alongside partners including Agriculture Victoria and Small Business Victoria to support the recovery of businesses and resilient local economies.

Recovery resources

These guides are available only online, providing links to support related to COVID-19 and bushfires, and general information including health and personal support, financial and legal support, accommodation and housing support.

Current emergencies

If you require information about a current emergency you should visit the VicEmergency website or call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.

For 24/7 emergency support services contact:

Support service Phone number
Police, Ambulance, Fire Brigade   000
Lifeline 131 114
SuicideLine 1300 651 251
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