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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.

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we set up wrapped vehicles in Dubbo and Tamworth as well as a vessel in Wollongong for everyone to write a message.

Thank you to the members of the public who left a personalised message of thanks to our volunteers 🧡

We’re dressed in orange today at the Bureau for #WearOrangeWednesday, to show our appreciation of #SES volunteers. #ThankYouSES for your hard work & dedication in keeping Australians safe every day. #WOWDay

Happy National Volunteer Week! We celebrate and appreciate the extraordinary efforts of volunteers across Australia. THANK YOU to our 10,000 NSW SES volunteers and all volunteers nationwide for your incredible contributions 🧡👏

#NationalVolunteerWeek2024 #NSWVolunteers

Join us in celebrating Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) this Wednesday 22 May.
WOW Day is dedicated to thanking the hardworking volunteers of the @NSWSES. Let's acknowledge and thank our local volunteers by wearing orange on Wednesday. #WOWDay2024 #ThankYouSES

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Hole-y Cow! Recently, firefighters from the RFS and FRNSW were called to assist Coco the cow after she became stuck in a large hole and was unable to moo-ve. With no time for cow-ardice, crews and a vet worked tirelessly for three hours and managed to safely remove her.

With this week being National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting some of our fantastic volunteers from around the state, just like Barb Bloomfield. Joining the RFS in 2002, she has served alongside other family members and held the position of Captain and Senior Deputy Captain.

It’s National Volunteer Week! A week where we say thank you to all of our volunteers across the state for the valuable contribution they make to the #RFS and to their local communities. While they don't do it for praise, if you see them out and about this week, give them a wave.

If you have asthma or a lung condition, reduce outdoor activities if smoke levels are high and if shortness of breath or coughing develops, take your reliever medicine or seek medical advice.

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We’re dressed in orange today at the Bureau for #WearOrangeWednesday, to show our appreciation of #SES volunteers. #ThankYouSES for your hard work & dedication in keeping Australians safe every day. #WOWDay

Here's your national weekend weather forecast, including an update on:

•Wintry weather for south-east Australia
•Dry in the north, warm in WA

Video current: 11:30am AEST 17 May 2024. For the latest forecasts and warnings go to our website: http://www.bom.gov.au

#Thunderstorms are possible about northeast parts of #NSW today, including as far south as #Sydney. This risk of thunderstorms will contract to the coast by this evening and then likely to clear overnight to a more settled day across the state on #Monday: https://ow.ly/VPTj50RCuzF

It's continuing to #rain this morning along parts of the southern #NSW coast and localised heavy #rainfall is still possible. therefore the #SevereWeatherWarning has been reissued this morning: https://ow.ly/wxSY50RCuym

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