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Latest Update on Storm Recovery Efforts.

Sutherland Shire Council has launched storm recovery efforts across the region, following widespread damage caused by a significant storm cell on Monday evening.

All available Council and contract resources have been deployed to deliver additional green waste, wood chipping and street sweeping services to assist some of the hardest hit suburbs.

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Key Contacts

Emergencies 000

NSW State Emergency Services

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Storm emergencies are managed by the NSW State Emergency Service.

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Preparing for a Storm

Prepare your home ahead of a storm and discuss a plan of action with your family should a flood threaten your area and you need to evacuate.

Head to the NSW State Emergency Service website for information and how to prepare in the event of a flood.

Is your home located on flood prone land?

The Australian Red Cross has put together a handy emergency kit checklist.

During an Emergency

During an emergency, it is important to stay alert and stay calm. Ensure that you always follow the directions of NSW State Emergency Services and emergency services and adapt to a changing situation.

Make sure your emergency plan is up to date and you’re ready to evacuate if required.

Australia has an Emergency Alert Telephone Warning system. In an emergency you may get a call or text from this system, you do not need to sign up to get emergency alerts.

Read more about Council’s Role in an emergency

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After an Emergency

Council will provide updates on the emergency recovery once the danger has passed.

For a list of Emergency Recovery Contacts click here.

Storm Warnings

The NSW State Emergency Services and Bureau of Meteorology issue weather and storm warnings.

Weather warnings

Storm Advice Warnings

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Changed Traffic Conditions

Storms may impact local roads and transport so keep an eye on Live traffic for updates on the traffic situation.

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