Emergency Resources for the Community
Click on the links below to view or download resources to help you prepare for an emergency or during an emergency.
Prepare for an Emergency
Understand the Risk
- Know your risk - NSW RFS info on understanding your risk of bushifre based on where you live.
- Fire Danger Ratings - NSW RFS info on how ratings can provide an indication fo the possible consequences of a fire should one start.
- Building in a bush fire area - NSW RFS info on how you can reduce the risk to your home when building in a bush fire prone area.
Prepare your home, yourself & your family
- Get Ready! Calendar of Events - Attend a local community event.
- Prepare your home - NSW RFS info on how to prepare your home even if your plan is to leave early.
- 10/50 vegetation clearing - NSW RFS info on new laws to help you better prepare you property for bush fires.
- Prepare yourself and family - NSW RFS info on making sure you consider your physical, mental & emotional preparedness.
- AIDER - The Assist Infirm, Disabled & Elderly Residents program is a free, one-off service helping the most at-risk community members prepare and protect their homes from bush fires.
Make a Plan
- NSW RFS - Bush Fire Survival Plan - Outlines four simple steps to prepare for a bushfire. Also available as My Fire Plan app which can be downloaded from Google Play or the App Store.
- Red Cross RediPlan - A free disaster preparedness guide that shows you and your family how to create a personalised emergency plan.
- SES Home Emergency Plan - plan for emergencies to reduce loss associated with disasters.
- ABC Emergency Get ready and survive: Plan for an emergency - Learn what you and your family need to do to prepare for different hazards.
- Key Points for Seniors to Prepare for an Emergency - Checklist to record contacts, where to go, what to take, who can help.
Pets & Animals
- How to keep your animals safe during emergences & disasters - information from RSPCA South Australia.
- NSW Pet Registry - to check and update microchip records.
- Prepare Your Horse for Bush Fire - NSW RFS info.