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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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Storm advice for pets and animals

3:20PM AEST / 7 February 2017

Do you have a 'storm plan' for your pets and animals?

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Welcome NSW SES Commissioner

1:40PM AEST / 1 February 2017

Brigadier Mark Smethurst DSC, AM has today been announced by Minister for Emergency Services, the Hon. Troy Grant, as the new Commissioner of the NSW State Emergency Service....

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Near Misses From Real Floodwater Stories

1:10PM AEST / 1 February 2017

Check out the compelling emotional real stories that focus on people's near misses as a result of entering floodwater.

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