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EVACUATION

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EVACUATION  -   WHAT DO I DO NOW

  

INSTRUCTIONS

The issuing of an Evacuation order will only come from Emergency Services.

 

That is :-

·        NSW Police                               

·        NSW SES

·        VRA

·        RFS

·        NSW Fire & Rescue

 

NOTIFICATION 

 

This can be by various means.

They are :-

  Phone Message  [Mobile  and/or Landline]

 Door Knock by Emergency Services

 Loud speaker announcement by Police Vehicle

  

 

WHAT TO DO

 

Follow instructions and proceed to a safer place

 

Remember that during emergencies, phones, power and transport

become  vulnerable thus adding precious time to all tasks.

 

Notify authorities of vulnerable or aged residence that require

assistance during emergencies.

 

Talbragar Flood 2 

WHAT DO I TAKE

 

Depending on the urgency of the evacuation,  remember the following :-

 

·         MONEY / CREDIT CARDS / IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

·         BEDDING FOR ONE NIGHT - PILLOWS / SLEEPING BAGS ETC

·         CHANGE OF CLOTHS / FOOTWEAR / TOILETTES

·         MEDICATION / GLASSES / OTHER MEDICAL ITEMS

·         CHILDRENS SPECIAL NEEDS, NAPPIES / BABY FOOD / COMFORT TOYS

·         MOBILE PHONES / CHARGERS

·         FOOD / DRINKS FOR ONE MEAL

      PETS (Include method of constraint - Chain/Lead/Cage  & remember Food)

                          Evac What to take

IF YOU HAVE A VEHICLE

 

INCLUDE VALUABLES / MOMENTOS / EXTRA CLOTHS / PERSONAL ITEMS

 

and EXTRA bedding depending if it is cold weather.

 

If time permits grab your financial / Insurance documents 

 

PRE PLANNING

·         Use your BUSHFIRE SURVIVAL PLAN

·         Check off from your pre prepared lists, items to

 take and jobs to do.

 

                                DOWNLOAD from RFS Web Site

                                      2016BushFire Survival Plan Pic_Page_01

 

WHERE DO I GO          

 

EVACUATION CENTRES ARE USED WHEN EMERGENCY SERVICES

PERSONNEL DIRECT YOU TO RELOCATE DUE TO

INEMENT   DANGER

 

EVACUATION  CENTRES  ARE  NOT  TO  BE  CONFUSED  WITH  NEIGHBOUR  SAFER  PLACES

·        On arrival at Evacuation Centres, volunteers will ask you to register your name and contact details. 

·        Be prepared for an overnight stay. Please be patient and follow any instructions.  

 

Below is a list of Evacuation Centres that Emergency Services may use :-

TOWN

LOCATIONS

BARADINE

Baradine Hall   :  Central School  :  Bowling Club

BINNAWAY

Binnaway Hall  : Central School  :  Bowling Club  :  Golf Club

COOLAH

Coolah Sports Club  : Community Youth Centre  : Central School

COONABARABRAN

Bowling Club : Youth Centre  :  Shire Hall  :  Showground  :  High School

DUNEDOO

Dunedoo Golf Club  :  Shire Hall  :  Central School

MENDOORAN

Community Hall  :  RSL Club  :  Central School

 

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   Evac Centre 1

BUSHFIRE  - _THE  LAST RESORT

 

NEIGHBORHOOD SAFER PLACES (NSP)

A Place of Last Resort.   Areas identified for people unable to leave

early or defend their property  during a bush fire.

 

The following limitations to Neighbourhood  Safer Places (NSP)

should be considered within personal Bush Fire Survival Plans

        ·     Do not cater for Pets  

        ·      May not provide shelter from the elements, particularly

             flying embers     

        ·      Do not provide meals, accommodation or  medical attention    

        ·      May not have Emergency Services present

Survival when travelling to or gathering at the NSP is not guaranteed.

Identify these areas on the list in your area and LOOK FOR THE SIGNS 

   Evac Centre 2                  NSP

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD SAFER PLACES ( NSP )

Nu

Name
Town / Village
Valley or Estate

Title of facility

Hazard / Risk

Location

1

Dunedoo

Showground

Grassfires

Wargundy St
Dunedoo

2

Leadville

Community Hall

Grassfires

Black Stump Way
Leadville

3

Merrygoen

RFS Shed

Grassfires

Denman St
Merrygoen

4

Mendooran

Mendooran
Park

Grassfires

Bandulla St
Mendooran

5

Coolah

Bowen Oval

Grassfires

Binnia Street
Coolah

6

Binnaway

Oval

Grassfires

Bullinda / Yeulba St
Binnaway

7

Binnaway

Central School
Oval

Grassfires

Renshaw St
Binnaway

8

Purlewaugh

RFS Shed
Hall

Grassfires

Purlewaugh Road
Purlewaugh

9

Ulamambri

RFS Shed

Grassfires

South Street
Ulamambri

10

Baradine

Oval

BushFire

Darling / Queen St
Baradine

 

11

Coonabarabran

Youth Centre
Oval

BushFire

Chappell Avenue
Coonabarabran

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Access the following documents In the 'EMERGENCY PLAN'  SECTION 

  of this Web Page

 

      1.  EVACUATION  -  What Do I Do Now [PDF version of above]

      2. Summary of Evacuation Centres

      3. Flood Waters - Summary Sheet

      4. Looking after yourself after a Disaster

      5. RFS Bushfire Survival Plan 2016 Version

  

Plus other Emergency Information as PDFs

Last Updated: 19 Jul 2016