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Community Safety

The State Emergency Service (SES) is the lead response agency for floods, storms and tsunami across NSW. Under the SES Act of 1989, the SES has a responsibility to ensure that communities throughout the state are adequately prepared to reduce the impact of these events.

Assisting communities prepare for these events can reduce the damage, loss and costs associated with floods, storms and tsunami. The protection of life is the priority for the SES in these events.

These pages below can assist you in becoming better prepared for floods, storms and tsunami as well as give you information on what to do just before, during and after these events. Click on the links, to find out more about NSW SES Community Safety Programs.

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         StormSafe                       FloodSafe                      TsunamiSafe        

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Current Information

NSW Government Announces New SES Commissioner

1:02PM AEST / 18 December 2014

The NSW Government has today announced the appointment of Mr Adam Dent as the new SES Commissioner....

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Severe Weather Thursday Morning Update

7:13AM AEST / 11 December 2014

While Sydney and the Illawarra are no longer expected to get heavy rain today, the north east of the State is still in line for heavy rain and severe storms in coming days....

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Update re Rain for Eastern NSW

6:15PM AEST / 10 December 2014

The SES asks People to be Prepared with Heavy rain on the Way for Eastern NSW....

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