ISLAMIC COUNCIL OF VICTORIA

COMMUNITY Risk Assessment FEEDBACK Form

The Islamic Council of Victoria is conducting a project focusing on the safety of the Victorian Muslim community.
This stage of the project is intended to concentrate on the risk related aspects
, in case of an emergency, disaster or a backlash.

Your participation is vital and is an important contribution towards establishing an effective plan and systems to reduce the risks and help keep people and property safe, especially in times of concern. This community safety initiative is a partnership between Federal and State Governments and the Muslim community. It needs effective input from the Muslim community to make it successful.


Are you a Muslim?


Enter your Denomination / Sect  in the space provided below.


Please fill in the following details about  yourself:

Age
Sex Male Female

Please describe your clothing? (eg. Modern, Mixed,  Hijab, Niqab, Cap, Turban, Jalabiyah, Qamis etc)

           

 

Please tell us what you do occupation, if employed. If student please indicate that. If unemployed please also indicate.

           

Please Choose your state of residence:


Enter your Country of Birth.


1.    How many years have you lived in Australia?


2.    In the event of a terrorist attack, what, if any repercussions to the community are anticipated? Please describe why those repercussions are expected/not expected to occur?


3.    Are there any factors that might increase the vulnerability of the community to attack in the event of a disaster?


4.    Are there particular groups within the community that might be more vulnerable than others? Why?


5.    What actions, if any are individuals taking to reduce vulnerability in the event of a disaster? (coping strategies)


6.    What actions, if any, is the community currently taking to reduce vulnerability in the event of a disaster?


7.    In the event of attacks on the community, post disaster, how equipped do you feel in responding?


8.    What would assist you to feel more equipped (training, information etc)?


9.    In the event of attacks on the community, post disaster who are you most likely to turn to for assistance? Why?


10.    What factors would impact on confidence levels within the community in relation to seeking assistance from government agencies, such as police and other emergency services?


11.    What would improve your confidence in contacting government agencies, such as police and other emergency services to assist you in the event of an attack?


12   .    What strategies would you expect from police and other emergency services to minimise or manage the impact of an attack post disaster on the community?


13.    What role can the community play in mitigating the impact of a disaster?

 

14.    What resources exist within the community that might be tapped into to reduce or mitigate the impact of a disaster?

 

15.    Are there any particular strategies you would like to see in a Post Disaster Community Plan?


16.    Any other Comments or suggestions?


 

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