Fundamentals of Emergency Management (Class 1 Emergencies)

Fundamentals of Emergency Management (Class 1 emergencies) outlines the principles underpinning the emergency management activities of:

  • Country Fire Authority (CFA)
  • The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)
  • Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV)
  • Victorian State Emergency Service (VICSES)
  • Emergency Management Victoria (EMV)

This document was produced during a period of change within the Victorian emergency management sector involving the introduction of the Emergency Management Act 2013 and the establishment of EMV on July 1 2014.




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