How to prepare and what to do in natural disasters and other adverse events such as floods, droughts, earthquakes, storms, and volcanic eruptions. Find out what help is available for rural communities and individuals.
Adverse events Sitemap
Types of adverse events
Adverse events can be:
MPI classifies adverse events on a scale
MPI has 3 classifications for adverse events:
- medium scale
- large scale.
This classification helps the Government decide what recovery help can be made available.
Think ahead and be prepared
Planning and preparedness can help people get through events and recover more quickly. It's up to you and your community to be as ready as you can be.
Rural Support Trusts are here to help
Your local Rural Support Trust is a great source of information and support before, during, and after adverse events.
- Visit the Rural Support Trust website
- Call 0800 78 72 54 (0800 RURAL HELP)