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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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NSW SES Young Volunteers of the Year

11:57AM AEST / 10 September 2014

NSW SES Queanbeyan volunteer, Brent Hunter and NSW SES Armidale Dumaresq volunteer, Shirley Heap have been honoured as the inaugural NSW SES Young Volunteers of the Year in a ceremony at NSW Parliament House....

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StormSafe Campaign Launched

8:34AM AEST / 9 September 2014

The New South Wales State Emergency Service has launched this year's StormSafe campaign and StormSafe Week for 2014....

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Severe Weather Warning Update

9:55AM AEST / 3 September 2014

With winds starting to ease in the Illawarra and Southern Sydney, residents of the Hunter and Mid North Coast are preparing for strong winds this morning....

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