DFAT Crisis Hub

The Crisis Hub is DFAT’s information portal for major international incidents including consular, humanitarian and security crises.



Latest news

  • Violence in Rakhine State

    Violence in Rakhine State in Myanmar has led to the displacement of over 515,000 people since August 2017, including over the border to Bangladesh.

    06 October 2017 Categories: Aid
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Last Updated: 18 August 2017

How do we respond to overseas crises?

Consular assistance

There are limits to the assistance the Australian Government can provide in emergencies. Take sensible precautions and subscribe to our travel advice.

See our Consular Services Charter for more information.

Humanitarian action

The humanitarian crises where Australia is responding