Understand your risk

Natural disasters impact people, destroy homes and damage roads and essential services. Understand your risk so you can be prepared for an emergency.

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Learn more about managing your risk

Storm, fire and flood insurance

Find out about disaster insurance and how much coverage you may need.

Australian warnings and alerts

Find out about disaster warnings and the actions you should take.

Contact your local council

Talk to your council about the risk of disasters where you live.

Advice on how to prepare for disasters

There are simple steps you can take to make sure you're ready if an emergency happens. Get guidance on how to prepare your home, family or business.

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Emergency apps

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Hazards Near Me NSW

Hazards Near Me shows current information about local emergencies, including flood, bushfire and tsunamis, and advice on what to do to stay safe. The app can send you push notifications when there are new incidents or when information changes.

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Emergency +

Save the app that could save your life.

‘Emergency +’ is a national app developed by Australia's emergency services and their government and industry partners, helping people to call the right number at the right time, anywhere in Australia.

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BOM Weather

BOM Weather is the Bureau of Meteorology's weather app, giving you accurate weather information at your fingertips.

The BOM weather app includes current conditions, forecasts, warnings and radar.

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Live Traffic NSW

Live Traffic NSW provides up-to-the minute news of incidents and conditions that affect your journey in Sydney and Regional NSW.

This app provides you with live updates about traffic incidents and access to live traffic cameras from the Transport Management Centre (TMC).

Emergency resources and contacts

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