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Natural disasters can have devastating impacts on communities. Landslides, earthquakes, floods, tsunamis and bush fires are some examples of the types of natural occurrences which trigger emergency relief responses. Other types of crises such as civil war and conflict can also lead to emergency situations where many people are displaced and need urgent assistance.
ABM supports our partners not only by providing emergency relief aid, but also by helping to prepare them for emergency situations and educating them on methods to mitigate the effects of climate change.
Click on the links below to find out more about how ABM works with other partners around the world to respond to humanitarian emergencies and also helping our partners with disaster preparedness.
ACFID Brief: Overseas Emergencies and Public Donations
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has produced a brief which advises on how the Australian public can contribute during overseas emergencies and why cash donations are preferable to goods in kind during emergencies. The document may be found on the ACFID website at this link: