NSW, do you know your tsunami evacuation area?

If there is a threat of land inundation from a tsunami, would you know where to go?

Know your tsunami warnings

Understand the warning levels and when to act. Share information with family, friends and neighbours.

Look out for each other

Making sure we are all safe in the event of a tsunami is important.

Before a Tsunami

NSW, do you know your tsunami evacuation area?

While the likelihood of a land-threat tsunami on the east coast of Australia is low, this maps show the areas where residents and workers would have to move to higher ground in the event of a land-threat tsunami.

Know Your Risk - Tsunami

What are tsunami?

What causes tsunami?

How do we detect them?

What is the risk to coastal NSW?

Plan now for what you will do

One of the most important things you can do now is plan for possible tsunami.

Head to our Emergency Plans page to complete your HOME or BUSINESS Emergency Plan

Prepare Your Home And Business

How to prepare your home or business for a tsunami

Be Aware

Know what kind of official Tsunami Products there are:

  • Tsunami Watch
  • Tsunami Warnings
  • No Threat Bulletins and
  • Tsunami Cancellations

Look Out For Each Other

Plan what you will do in the event of a tsunami with your family, friends and neighbours.

Encourage others to plan for a possible tsunami.

During a tsunami

Know Your Risk

Act early on warning advice as there can be very short time frames between earthquakes, tsunami forming and tsunami warnings.

Follow all advice given by emergency services.

Plan Now for What You Will Do

Has a Severe Weather Warning or Severe Thunderstorm Warning been issued?

Now is the time to activate and follow your HOME or BUSINESS emergency plan.

Prepare Your Home and Business

An Emergency Kit can help save precious time in an emergency situation. It provides items you might need if you lose power or need to leave your home in a hurry.

Be Aware

In Australia you may receive an official Tsunami Warning,  however it is also important to be aware of the natural warning signs.

Look Out For Each Other

The protection of life is the highest priority for the NSW SES when we make decisions about planning for tsunami.

After a tsunami

Know Your Risk

Continue to listen to the radio for  advice and do not return to the evacuation zones until authorities have given the all-clear

Plan Now For What You Will do

Know where to get information from after a tsunami

Prepare Your Home and Business

Recovery centres may provide a range of welfare services including financial assistance, personal support, organising temporary accommodation and providing information and referrals.

Be Aware

Advice on what to be aware of after a tsunami

Look Out For Each Other

Communities and people pull together after major natural disasters.

After a tsunami, impacted communities will need to support each other.

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Upcoming community events

Bain Park, Wauchope NSW 2446
Community Preparedness Day

Community Preparedness Day

Saturday

04/06/22 9:00 to 04/06/22 15:00

The Wauchope unit will be onsite at the Port Macquarie Hastings Council Community Preparedness Day at Bain Park. Come check out our display including flood inundation maps, flood/storm safe information, our storm truck & floodboat, as well as a demonstration on building sandbag walls.

Bowral Blacks Rugby Club
Emergency Services Day

Emergency Services Day

Saturday

04/06/22 13:15 to 04/06/22 17:30

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from the Wingecarribee/Moss Vale Units during the Bowral Blacks vs Camden Rugby match. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

Tuckwell Park Fontenoy Rd (cnr Lane Cove Rd) Macquarie Park
City of Ryde Sustainability Festival

City of Ryde Sustainability Festival

Sunday

05/06/22 10:00 to 05/06/22 14:00

NSW SES Ryde Unit will again have a display at this annual family friendly local event. Come along and chat to our volunteers on ways to be prepared in flood and storm emergencies and enjoy all the festival activities.

Tuckwell Park
Workshop Presentaion Session 1. Sustainability Festival

Workshop Presentaion Session 1. Sustainability Festival

Sunday

05/06/22 10:30 to 05/06/22 11:00

Warren Smith from NSW SES Ryde Unit will be hosting a presentation on Knowing your Local Emergency Risks, How to Prepare an Emergency Plan and setting up a Home Emergency Kit. This will be a fun, fast paced interactive 30 minute event not to be missed. Booking is essential via the City of Ryde website. Places are limited so book in early. Every...

Tuckwell Park
Workshop Presentation 3. Sustainability Festival

Workshop Presentation 3. Sustainability Festival

Sunday

05/06/22 12:30 to 05/06/22 13:00

Warren Smith from NSW SES Ryde Unit will be hosting a presentation on Knowing your Local Emergency Risks, How to Prepare an Emergency Plan and setting up a Home Emergency Kit. This will be a fun, fast paced interactive 30 minute event not to be missed. Booking is essential via the City of Ryde website. Places are limited so book in early. Every...

CWA Rooms behind Eastwood Library
CWA Eastwood Epping

CWA Eastwood Epping

Monday

06/06/22 10:00 to 06/06/22 14:00

NSW SES Ryde Unit will be doing a presentation and workshop on flood preparedness particularly in Eastwood including desktop scenerios along with information on how to prepare for storms.

Bunnings Alexandria
Information Stall - Bunnings Alexandria

Information Stall - Bunnings Alexandria

Saturday

11/06/22 9:00 to 11/06/22 15:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from City of Sydney Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

St Ives Shopping Village Mona Vale Rd St Ives
St Ives Shopping Village - Community Awareness Stand

St Ives Shopping Village - Community Awareness Stand

Saturday

11/06/22 11:00 to 11/06/22 15:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ku-ring-gai Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

St Ives Shopping Centre - Mona Vale Rd St Ives
St Ives Shopping Centre - Community Awareness Stand

St Ives Shopping Centre - Community Awareness Stand

Sunday

12/06/22 10:00 to 12/06/22 15:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

Gordon Centre - Pacific Hwy Gordon
Gordon Centre - Community Awareness

Gordon Centre - Community Awareness

Friday

24/06/22 11:00 to 24/06/22 15:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Ku-ring-gai Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

Naidoc

Naidoc

Wednesday

06/07/22 10:00 to 06/07/22 14:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

62 Erith Street Bundanoon NSW 2578
Bundanoon is Brigadoon

Bundanoon is Brigadoon

Saturday

06/08/22 8:00 to 06/08/22 17:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from Wingecarribee/Moss Vale Unit. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

Corrigans Reserve Batehaven
Emergency Services Family Fun Day

Emergency Services Family Fun Day

Saturday

27/08/22 9:00 to 27/08/22 14:00

The NSW SES Unit will be at the Come and meet our friendly volunteers, learn about how to be safer in emergencies and disasters and view our interactive display.

Muswellbrook Show Ground
Bengalla Upper Hunter Show 2023

Bengalla Upper Hunter Show 2023

Friday

17/03/23 8:00 to 18/03/23 18:00

Make sure you visit the SES Display staffed by NSW SES volunteers from the local Upper Hunter Units. We'll have activities and hand-outs to help you and your family better understand and prepare for emergencies such as storms and floods.

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