Preparing for an emergency

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Emergencies can arise at any time, so it is important to take simple steps to protect yourself, your family, pets and property during a natural disaster or local emergency.

  1. Know your risk - Think about the area you live in and the types of disasters that could affect you. Connect with NSW emergency services to find out more about your risk.

  2. Plan now for what you'll do - Sit down and talk with your family and plan for what you will do if a disaster affects your area.

  3. Get your home ready - Prepare your home by doing general home maintenance and checking your insurance.

  4. Be aware - Find out how to prepare and what to do if there is a disaster in your area. Check with NSW emergency services to stay informed.

  5. Look out for each other - Share information with your family, friends, neighbours and those who may need assistance. Keep these 5 simple steps on your fridge and start getting ready today.5 simple steps.png