Evacuations invariably involve companion animals, wildlife and livestock so emergency relief agencies will likely require provisions for:
Council is working with the Department of Environment and Primary Industries to develop a Animal Welfare Plan.
Department of Environment and Primary Industries and Victorian Farmers Federation are responsible for gathering and distributing emergency fodder supplies. Provision of fodder for animals after an emergency is an essential emergency relief function, as existing sources may have been destroyed in the incident.
Supplies of water may also be required for livestock after an emergency; The Department of Environment and Primary Industries will be able to provide advice to municipal councils about urgent needs for emergency water supplies.
6.28 Evaluation of Recovery Activities
6.30 Emergency Accommodation