Veterinary Practice Disaster Preparedness & Recovery Resources




Business support for disasters from the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Get Ready Business Resources:

Insurance Claims for Small Business. Takes you through the key steps in making a successful insurance claim and provides answers to frequently asked questions about the claims process.

Get Back to Business: A guide to recovering from disaster. Takes you through the five phases of disaster recovery - from the moment the disaster hits to the actions to take over the days, weeks and months afterwards. The included checklists help make sure you have completed all the key actions. Also includes case studies of successful.


Please note:

To assist the AVA advocacy on national Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements veterinarians are requested to gather and share with the AVA information in the following areas:

  • What has been lost or damaged in a disaster as it helps us keep track of the scale of losses industry wide.
  • Any services and treatments to disaster impacted animals that has been provided pro bono or at reduced cost (both in time and resources).

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