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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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A flood of orange for SES volunteers

4:24PM AEST / 12 November 2014

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Strong winds batter Western Sydney and tablelands

3:03PM AEST / 27 October 2014

Winds gusting to 120km/hr are bringing down trees and powerlines in western Sydney and on the tablelands this afternoon....

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Storm Response to Finish Today

8:40AM AEST / 16 October 2014

The NSW SES is expecting to wrap up the response to severe weather today....

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