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Emergency preparedness

Natural Disaster Information

Natural disasters such as floods, heatwaves, bushfires etc. can happen when you least expect. Link Wentworth want to make sure our residents are well prepared for any future natural disasters.

Below, you will find some resources that can help you prepare for extreme weather and natural disasters.

⚠️ For local resources and events to help you prepare, call your local council

⚠️ For general information about bushfires and how to prepare, call 1800 679 737 for NSW RFS

⚠️ For general help in a flood or storm, call 132 500 for the NSW SES

⚠️ In a life-threatening emergency, call 000

Prepare for the summer

The Bureau of Meteorology has said we’re on course for a hot summer. Here are some ways to prepare:

How prepared do you feel?

We have been working on a Disaster Resilience Project with Inner Sydney Voice and any Link Wentworth resident across Greater Sydney can contact us to get help to prepare.

We also encourage residents to collaborate with us and share their local knowledge and experience.

Call 13 14 21 or email communities@linkwentworth.org.au to speak to our Communities Team.

Hooray! 🎉 NSW SES's newest zone marks its first anniversary! The North Western zone, formed on February 20, 2023, celebrates a year of operations. Units across the zone respond to over 930 incidents, ranging from flood and storm responses to community... https://bit.ly/3wvMb5e

⚡⚡ #NSW #Thunderstorm forecast for TODAY: storms possible in many parts of the state, more likely over the western inland where some may become severe this afternoon. Check your nearest weather radar: https://ow.ly/f22B50QFXUg

⚡⚡ #NSW #Thunderstorm Forecast for TODAY: Thunderstorms are possible in the state's east. Some areas along the coast and ranges may experience severe storms, with a risk of localised heavy falls and flash flooding. Check your nearest radar https://ow.ly/VJkp50QFpOL

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Firefighters worked to bring under control a fast-moving grass fire in the vicinity of Twelve Mile Rd, Collingullie. Fanned by strong winds, the Twelve Mile Rd Fire burnt through approximately 78 hectares. For more information: http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fnm

Watch & Act: Twelve Mile Rd, Collingullie (Wagga Wagga)
Firefighters are on scene of a fire burning near Twelve Mile Rd, Collingullie. The fire is burning in a easterly direction. Residents near Yarragundry, San Isidore and Kapooka should Prepare Now. http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fnm

Updated: 2:44pm - Firefighters have gained the upper hand on the fire, which has now been downgraded to an Advice level. Residents in the area should continue to monitor conditions.

With what could be cruel summer weather, the @BOM_au is forecasting severe thunderstorms for parts of the east coast, including the Greater Sydney area. It's important to remember sparks fly, whenever lightning is around, so report all unattended fires to Triple Zero (000).

Today, Her Excellency, the Honourable Margaret Beazley, AC KC visited Tamworth District Fire Control Centre and North Western Area Command Facility. After a tour through the joint Fire Control Centre, Her Excellency met with local #RFS volunteers and staff.

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Severe thunderstorm warning in NSW has been cancelled as the threat of severe thunderstorms has eased. Latest warning http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN21033.shtml

Regional thunderstorms warning now covers southern suburbs of #Sydney Metro. DAMAGING WINDS (> 90 km/h) main concern, with secondary risk of LARGE HAIL and localised HEAVY FALLS. Latest warning http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN21033.shtml

Cell-based thunderstorm warning has been issued for a cell in the Metro region near #Picton. DAMAGING WINDS (> 90 km/h) main concern, with a secondary risk of LARGE HAIL. Latest warning http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN21035.shtml

Thunderstorms warnings now cover #CentralTablelands #Illawarra and parts of #SouthernTablelands. DAMAGING WINDS (>90 km/h)and LARGE HAIL are main concerns. Current warnings http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN21033.shtml & http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN21035.shtml

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