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Community Safety Month held throughout October was a busy time for Bass Coast Shire Council, with its Emergency Management Team hosting two training sessions for people from across Gippsland.
Representatives from Gippsland councils, state government departments and support agencies that may be called on to work with people affected by emergencies and disasters were fortunate to have Dr Rob Gordon from the Department of Health and Human Services training them.
Dr Gordon is an expert in the field of personal support and recovery from emergencies.
Council’s Coordinator Emergency Management, James Bremner, said Dr Gordon drew on his extensive first-hand experience to highlight how to assist individuals and whole communities as they rebuild and recover.
“His day-long session included stories and practical examples to help partic...Read more from this release