Emergency Contact Information


Useful Information for Emergencies

useful information for emergencies

The Useful Information for Emergencies Info Kit provides information and key contact details for local and state-wide services available to assist residents in an emergency including contacts for key emergency services, transport options, managing animals, local utilities, health services, safer places and evacuation centres, and where/how to get the latest emergency information.

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

CALL 000 FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES:
Call triple zero (000) to report all fires, if someone is seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help, if your life or property is being threatened or if you have witnessed a serious accident or crime

ABC RADIO
ABC 702 AM is the local emergency broadcaster. As part of your emergency kit remember to have a radio with fresh batteries in case the electricity is cut.

ABC EMERGENCY - current alerts and warnings
www.abc.net.au/news/emergency/state/nsw

NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE (RFS) (bushfires)
Bushfire Info Line: 1800 679 737
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au

STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE (SES) (floods, storms & snow)
Phone: 132 500
www.ses.nsw.gov.au

WIRES (for wildlife rescue)
www.wires.org.au
Phone: 1300 094 737


BLUE MOUNTAINS FIREWATCH AND RECOVERY GROUP
(Information about local bushfire activity)
www.facebook.com/groups/BlueMountainsFirewatch

USEFUL APPS FOR YOUR SMART PHONE
Fires Near Me App - Provides fire information on bushfire incidents in NSW
My Fire Plan App - Bush Fire Survival Plan
Get Prepared App - Australian Red Cross
WIRES Wildlife Rescue App - Advice if you find native animals in distress

Links to assist you with emergency preparedness

Household Plans
RED CROSS - Redi Plan
www.redcross.org.au/prepare.aspx

NSW RFS - Plan and Prepare
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/plan-and-prepare

NSW SES - Home Emergency Plan
www.seshomeemergencyplan.com.au

Pets
NSW DPI - Pet Safety in Disasters
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/_data/assets/pdf_file/0007/574324/Pet-safety-in-disasters.pdf

RSPCA SA - Pets in Emergencies
www.rspcasa.org.au/the-issues/animals-in-emergencies

NSW PET REGISTRY - To Check and Update Microchip Records
www.petregistry.nsw.gov.au

Horses & Livestock
NSW RFS - Prepare Your Horse for a Bushfire
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/9453/Prepare-your-horse-forbush-fire.pdf

NSW DPI - Before An Emergency
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/climate-and-emergencies/emergency/community/before-anemergency

Heatwaves
RSPCA AUSTRALIA - How to prevent heatstroke in hot weather for pets.
kb.rspca.org.au/What-can-I-do-in-hot-weather-to-prevent-heatstroke-in-mypet_353.html

AGRICULTURE VICTORIA – Caring For Animals During Extreme Heat
agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/animal-health-and-welfare/animal-health/animals-in-hot-conditions/caring-for-animals-during-extreme-heat

Wildlife
WIRES - Seasonal Animal Advice
www.wires.org.au/seasonal-animal-advice

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