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Drought Community Support Initiative

Drought Community Support Initiative

Applications for DCSI financial help have now closed.

The Salvation Army has been working together with St Vincent de Paul Society to deliver the Drought Community Support Initiative (DCSI) for eligible drought-affected households.

All $75m of Australian Government community member funding has now been distributed, with 25,292 drought-affected households assisted through this initiative since November 2019.

For other ways The Salvation Army may still be able to help please click here.


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