During a disaster

During a natural disaster, situations can change very quickly. Make sure you have the following emergency contacts and local resources for fire, flood, storms and heatwaves on hand at all times, and check for emergency updates on the Clarence Valley Disaster Dashboard.

 

In any life-threatening emergency, call 000.

Bushfire

Online 

To check for regular updates on current incidents, go to the Fires Near Me page or the NSW RFS Major Fire Updates.

Phone 

Call the Bushfire Information Line on 1800 679 737.

Radio

Bushfire information is broadcast over the following local radio stations:

  • ABC North Coast AM 738 / FM 94.5
  • 2GF AM 1206 / FM 103.9
  • Clarence Coast FM 104.7
  • TLC FM 100.3

More information

Neighbourhood Safer Places (NSPs) can provide a higher level of protection from immediate life-threatening effects of a bushfire. While they are to be used in an absolute emergency and still entail some risk, it's worth knowing where they are as they may afford some protection from radiant heat. 

Flood

Online 

Check the Bureau of Meteorology for regular updates on: 

For road closures due to flooding, go to RMS roads (Roads & Maritime Services NSW)

Phone 

For emergency help in floods and storms, call the SES on 132 500. In a life-threatening emergency, call 000. 

Radio

Flood warnings are broadcast over the following local radio stations:

  • ABC North Coast AM 738 / FM 94.5
  • 2GF AM 1206 / FM 103.9
  • Clarence Coast FM 104.7
  • TLC FM 100.3 

Storm

Phone 

For emergency help in floods and storms, call the SES on 132 500. In a life-threatening emergency, call 000. 

Radio

Storm information and warnings are broadcast over the following local radio stations:

  • ABC North Coast AM 738 / FM 94.5
  • 2GF AM 1206 / FM 103.9
  • Clarence Coast FM 104.7
  • TLC FM 100.3