The State Government established and manages the ‘disaster recovery’ process to support communities affected by natural disasters.
A Disaster Recovery Fund assists with reconstructing and restoring the built and natural environments after flood damage in vulnerable areas.
Tonkin Consulting assists several Local Government clients throughout the Eyre Peninsula, Mid-North, Flinders Rangers, Barossa Valley and Kangaroo Island, who’ve experienced local or major flooding events.
Throughout 2000–2013, Tonkin Consulting was the sole advisor to the Disaster Recovery Fund Committee, verifying claims submitted by Council’s affected by natural disasters. Our typical involvement in the process includes:
Although each scenario was unique, the technical assessment and recommendations often involved our expertise with the following.