Emergency website

For the Community

warning symbol Warnings and Alerts

NSW Emergency Services may use a number of warnings and alert systems to keep you informed during and after an emergency. Tuning in to Warnings & Alerts during an emergency in your area is important and easy to do.


Triple zero cartoon Need urgent assistance in an emergency?

Triple Zero - 000 – for life threatening emergencies.

SES - 132 500 - for storm, flood and tsunami
RFS - 1800 679 737 - Bushfire Information Line


Woman getting assistance Disaster Assistance

If you have been impacted by a disaster, you may be eligible for some assistance. Assistance programs that may be available include Personal Hardship and Distress Assistance, Primary Producers, Small Business, Assistance for Council and more.


Get Ready

We have created information areas for individuals, councils, community service organisations and businesses so you can become disaster ready. 




warning symbol Volunteering

Volunteers make an enormous contribution before, during and after natural disasters and other emergencies in NSW.