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EVACUATION

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EVACUATION -WHAT DO I DO  

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

  1. Follow instructions and proceed to a safer place.
  2. Remember that during emergencies, phones, power and transport.
  3. become  vulnerable thus adding precious time to all tasks.
  4. Notify authorities of vulnerable or aged residence that require.
  5. assistance during emergencies.

 

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

PRE PLANNING

Use your BUSHFIRE SURVIVAL PLAN
 
Check off from your pre prepared lists, items to take and jobs to do.

For more information visit the RFS Website

WHERE DO I GO

 

Evacuation centres are used when emergency services personnel direct you to relocate due to imminent   danger
Evacuation  centres  are  not  to  be  confused  with  neighbour  safer  place

  • 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

Bowling Club  :  Baradine Hall  :  Central School 

BINNAWAY

Bowling Club  :  Binnaway Hall  : Central School  :  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: 16 Jan 2020