Local Government​ Recovery

Natural Disaster Declaratio​​ns and assistance

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has a role in preparing advice to the Minister for Emergency Services in relation to Natural Disaster Declarations.

During or following a natural disaster OEM may contact affected local councils and request that they complete a Natural Disaster Assessment Form.

To discuss Natural Disaster Declarations or to obtain an electronic copy of the Natural Disaster Assessment Form, contact the Response and Recovery Branch on (02) 9212 9267. 

Natural Disaster De​clarations

Media Releases - Natural Disaster Declarations during an event are announced by Media Release 
Current Natural Disaster Declarations

Disaster ass​istance

Natural Disaster Assistance Schemes

Information and resources

NSW Recovery Plan 
Disaster Assistance Guidelines 
Local Recovery Toolkit