Get Ready NSW
Is your family and home safe this storm season?
Storm season runs from October to March each year.
Each year storms and floods cause considerable damage throughout our communities. Damage our NSW SES volunteers see all the time is caused by trees falling on homes or vehicles and water damage caused by leaking or damaged roofs.
Our emergency services do a fantastic job in keeping us safe - but we all need to play a part.
Get Ready for Storm Season with the following steps.
There are some simple things you can do to help prevent this:
- Know your risk
- Plan now for what you will do
- Prepare your home
- Be aware
- Look out for each other
Together it's simple to Get Ready for storm season together.
- Do the 8 Tips to Prepare for Storms
- Do the Home Emergency Plan and share this with your family
- Give someone you know a 'leg up' and help them prepare their property
Get Ready Business
Prepare your business for disasters in five simple steps
You think it will never happen to your business. Until it does. Are you ready?
The frequency and severity of natural disasters is increasing in Australia, meaning that there will be more floods, more storms, more bush fires and more heat waves. For businesses, it’s not just about the immediate damage but the flow-on impacts such as power outages and transport and communication interruptions. Following a disaster, it can take months to get your business back up and running.
This free toolkit has been developed in conjunction with the NSW Department of Industry, the NSW Small Business Commissioner and the NSW Office of the Emergency Management to help you get your business ready for disasters in five simple steps.
Get Ready Business provides easy-to-use resources for download, to help you prepare for disasters:
Get Ready Videos
Click here to learn how you and your family can #GetReady for storm season.