Disaster Risk Reduction

Utilising  funding received from the South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission, MCCSA is undertaking a project on Increasing CALD Communities Resilience to Risk.

As part of this project we are working closely with the SA Police (SAPOL) and State Emergency Service (SES) and the Greek, Italian, Polish, Ukrainian, Cambodian, Korean, Nepali, Punjabi and Dinka speaking communities in Metropolitan area.

This project aims to create a network of bi-lingual communicators who will have a basic understanding of disasters that can occur in our State, how to access emergency related information and tools, and work with their respective communities towards prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.

We also encourage all our members and stakeholders to learn and share with their networks information about:

Information is available in


In the event of an emergency, community members are encouraged to listen to the ABC Radio, the official Emergency broadcast partner. To find out ABC Radio station details in your area follow this link:

This project was funded under the Disaster Risk Reduction Grants Program funded by the Australian Government and the South Australian Government.

Views and findings associated with this initiative/project are expressed independently and do not necessarily represent the views of State and Commonwealth funding bodies