The Wodonga Heatwave Plan 2015¬†will be used by¬†us and¬†our partners in the planning-for and responding-to heatwave conditions.
Wodonga experiences prolonged periods of heat from time-to-time and a common sense approach is always required including SunSmart policies, air conditioning and staying out of the heat (especially for elderly or at-risk groups).
The plan¬†has been developed using the general principles of emergency management as a guide to planning, preparation, response and recovery.
It is underpinned by a long-term approach in partnership with the North East Greenhouse Alliance and neighbouring shires, to reduce the scale of climate change and decrease its overall impact on the local environment.
The plan has been written to comply with Victorian Government guidelines.
The benefit of activating a heatwave plan during extreme heat events is to reduce illness and death in the community by:
Last updated: 19-10-2015
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