The Western Australia Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (WANDRRA) is jointly funded by the State and Commonwealth Governments and administered by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM), with assistance from other agencies. Through WANDRRA, the Western Australian and Commonwealth Governments provide help to people who have suffered the direct impact of a proclaimed natural disaster event.
Assistance is provided via a range of relief measures to assist communities to recover from an eligible natural disaster event including: bushfire; earthquake; flood; storm; cyclone; storm surge; landslide; tsunami.; meteorite strike and tornado.
The Office of Emergency Management will activate WANDRRA if:
Who can receive assistance?
The relief measures are intended to provide assistance for the recovery of communities and are available for:
If you consider you have been affected by an eligible natural disaster, select the relevant link above for further information (including information regarding Eligibility Criteria and/or Means Testing).
If you need help in deciding if you qualify for any assistance please contact the administrators on (08) 6551 4034 or (08) 6551 4041, or by email to WANDRRA@oem.wa.gov.au.
It is important to note that WANDRRA does not provide:
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