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Disaster relief and support

Disaster relief and support

We'll meet you at your point of need in times of disaster

We believe that no one should have to ‘go it’ alone. If you or someone you know is affected by a disaster, the Salvos are here to support and help. We provide medium and long-term disaster assistance after significant natural or man-made disasters.

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Our assistance is tailored to each individual and community need, but can include:

  • Financial assistance
  • Material assistance
  • Housing support
  • Psycho-social support
  • Holistic case work
  • Financial counselling
  • Respite care and breaks
  • Community capacity building

If you have been affected by a recent disaster and are in need of assistance, please check the list below to find the best way to access help.


If you are currently affected by drought, please complete our 5-minute online form.

Bega and Tartha, New South Wales bushfires 

If you've been impacted by bushfires in Bega and Tartha, please complete this online form

South-west Victoria bushfires

If you or someone you know has been affected by the Victoria bushfires, contact your local Salvos.

Darwin Cyclone Marcus

If you were impacted by Cyclone Marcus and need assistance, contact Darwin Salvos on 08 8945 1947.

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