Recovery activities should also commence immediately following the impact of an event, that is, while response activities are still in progress.
Recovery may be a long-term endeavour that will continue after response operations are complete. In the Northern Territory response is led by the Department of the Chief Minister in partnership and cooperation with all stakeholders.
Recovery involves the whole community in a wide range of activities, including but not limited to:
- Personal services, such as finance, emergency accommodation and counselling
- Planning to ensure an improved community in the future
- Restoration and reconstruction
- Economic enhancement
- Public health activities