Many Local Emergency Management Arrangements (LEMA) include an annual exercise schedule that tests the capacity and capability of the Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC) and key social and emergency management contributors in the community to respond in times of disaster or hazard. This annual exercise is often in the form of scenario testing.

The following scenario has been developed for the Armadale region and their unique social and emergency context. You could use this scenario as an example of appropriate scenarios and a tool to help develop your own for your region.

This scenario should be used to test whether your Food Security Plan (see template on website) has improved the effectiveness of food security arrangements for your region.