Five simple steps to Get Ready

You think it will never happen to you, until it does.
Are you ready for a disaster?
Every year flood, fire and other disasters affect peoples’ lives and may cause millions of dollars in property damage.
Being prepared can save lives and help you and your family make better decisions when disaster strikes.
It all starts with a conversation and following these five simple steps. Now is the time to talk with your family, friends and neighbours about preparing for emergencies.
For further information on how you, your business or your community organisation can Get Ready, go to the following websites:
  • NSW Government’s Get Ready website which has information for individuals, councils, community service organisations and businesses so you can become disaster ready.
  • Council’s Emergencies and Disasters web page which contains information on who you can call for help, or how you can get the latest update during emergency situations.
  • Council’s Emergency Risk Management web page which contains information about the Northern Rivers Local Emergency Management Plan which has prepared to reduce the potential effects of emergency events in the local government areas of Kyogle Council, Lismore City Council and Richmond Valley Council.