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  1. Urban flash floods - FAQs

    14 May 2019 Urban flash floods - FAQs

    Urban flash flooding can happen quickly and without warning. Heavy rain causes runoff to collect in dips, car parks and roads, and there is a risk of contamination, injury and disease...

  2. Bushfire preparation advice

    27 Nov 2018 Bushfire preparation advice

    Being prepared for a bushfire helps you cope better in an emergency...

  3. Emergencies - floods

    Emergencies - floods

    You and your family should work out an emergency plan in case of flood...

  4. Bushfire aftermath - safety tips

    23 Oct 2017

    Houses, sheds and other buildings or structures burnt in a bushfire can leave potential health hazards...

  5. Bushfire smoke

    23 Oct 2017

    Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas, and may affect people's health...

  6. After a flood – returning home safely

    16 Oct 2017

    When returning to your home after a flood, take precautions to reduce the possibility of injury, illness or disease...

  7. After a flood – animal and insect related hazards

    16 Oct 2017

    When returning to a flood-affected area, remember that wild animals, including rats, mice, snakes or spiders, may be trapped in your home, shed or garden...

  8. Smoke from planned burns

    09 Oct 2017

    Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas, and may affect people’s health. Planned burns are an important part of reducing the risk of bushfires...

  9. Talking to children about bushfire risk

    30 Nov 2016

    Children can be affected by information regarding bushfire risk and they may become concerned about issues of safety. Talking to children openly in a way that suits their age, while also involving...