Pets and Animals
Information on caring for your pets and animals - before, during and after a storm.
Make sure you look after your pets and include them in your emergency plans.
Recent Floods and Storms
You can learn a lot from the past.
Read about the significant floods and storms that have happened in your area in recent years.
Here are the records of floods in your area. They may help you understand the risk in your area.
They are listed for significant river systems with key warning gauges only.
Local Road Information
Here are some handy links to Roads and Maritime Services and your local councils who manage road closures in your area.
A list of significant rivers in the Illawarra and South Coast Region of NSW and a handy link to river conditions and latest rainfall totals to help you self-assess the risk in your area.
Things to consider if you live in an urban area
Urban areas, including metropolitan, suburbs and towns, can have specific storm risks including impacts of flash flooding. It is important to remember that storm water and floodwater in urban areas can be very dangerous.
Your Local Councils
Check with your local council for information about property-specific risks, local road closures and local planning approval guidelines.
Your Local NSW SES Units
The State of NSW is divided into 17 Regions based on major river systems.
Check here to see the local Units operating in your area.
Emergency Service Organisations
Contact details for Emergency Service Organisations in NSW
Local Radio Stations
Your local radio station can provide information and updates during emergencies that are specific to your local area
Other useful contacts
Some other useful contacts that may help you during and after disasters
Flood Storm and Tsunami Guides
Download the FloodSafe, StormSafe and TsunamiSafe guides here to help you prepare for emergencies near you.
Flood Storm and Tsunami Plans
The NSW SES undertakes flood, storm and tsunami planning to determine how to best manage natural disasters.
Tsunami Evacuation Map
The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) has released maps showing evacuation areas in the event of a land-threat tsunami.
Learn how tsunami could impact your location.
Next steps toward recovery
In NSW, recovery following a disaster is managed by a range of organisations. The NSW SES has produced a recovery guide to help you take the next steps towards recovery from floods, storms and tsunami.
COUNTDOWN TO STORM SEASON IS UNDERWAY
20/09/2021 07:31:00 AM
NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is urging people to make sure they are ready once Storm Season arrives this October (1 October 2021).
STORM SEASON IS COMING
15/09/2021 12:05:01 AM
With the countdown to Storm Season underway, NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) has one question for its communities – will you be prepared when it arrives?
NSW SES VOLUNTEERS HELP FIND MISSING BOY
06/09/2021 03:30:52 PM
After days of searching with NSW Police, NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) volunteers have helped find Anthony ‘AJ’ Elfalak, who went missing on his family’s property in the Hunter region on Friday (3 September 2021).
'These people are heroes': South Coast woman thanks volunteers
30/08/2021 10:54:04 AM
A South Coast woman has described Shellharbour SES Unit members as "heroes" after they helped repair her home - and spirit - when a powerful storm wreaked havoc last week.