Adverse events

Adverse events include natural disasters, severe weather, and biosecurity incursions. Find out how MPI classifies adverse events, how you can prepare, and what help may be available for recovery.

Types of adverse events

Adverse events can be:

MPI classifies adverse events on a scale

MPI has 3 classifications for adverse events:

  • localised 
  • 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.

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