An emergency is classified as an event which may endanger life, property or the environment. When an emergency affects our community, it's our responsibility to plan and support the recovery process.
To get the latest information on any active emergency management incidents, please visit the VIC Emergency website.
To get notifications direct to your smartphone, you can also download the VIC Emergency app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
For more information, contact our Strategic Emergency Management Coordinator on 1300 365 222.
Find out who to contact in an emergency.
Emergency management plan
The Municipal Emergency Management Plan outlines how we prevent, respond to and recover from emergencies in Towong Shire.
It's impossible to completely avoid fires, but as a community we can all do our bit to prepare.
Hot weather and heatwave
Learn about the effects of extreme heat, who's at risk, and how you can prepare yourself and others.
Human epidemic or pandemic
During an epidemic or pandemic, we'll work with the Department of Health to support staff and the community.
Livestock and pets
Got pets or livestock? Find out how to keep them safe in an emergency.
Power outages sometimes happen, but there are ways to prevent and prepare for them.
Preparing for an emergency
Being prepared can help you and your family stay safe in an emergency. Find out how.
Storms and floods
Storms and floods can happen at any time, so it's important to prepare early and have a plan in place.