Get Ready For Summer
Published Date: 03 Dec 2015
Summer is often a time to spend with family and friends, and enjoying the warm weather. However it's also peak disaster season.
Minister for Emergency Services, David Elliott, and emergency services including the NSW Rural Fire Service, State Emergency Service, Fire & Rescue NSW and NSW Police are urging you to get ready now.
The top tips for this summer
When disaster hits, NSW Government and emergency management agencies will try to help but you need to get ready as well. Every year flood, fire and other disasters affects peoples' lives and may cause millions of dollars in property damage.
Being prepared can save lives and help you and your family make better decisions when disaster strikes.
Are you ready?
Know your risk
Think about the area you live in and the types of disasters that could affect you?
Plan now for what you will do
Sit down and talk with your family and plan for what you will do if a disaster affects your area.
Get your home ready
Prepare your home by doing general home maintenance and checking your insurance.
Find out how to prepare and what to do if there is a disaster in your area.
Look out for each other
Share information with your family, friends, neighbours and those who may need assistance.