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Floods and Storms

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) manages flood and storm emergencies. Visit the SES website for information on how to prepare and what you should do to stay safe in floods and storms.

If you need help during a flood or storm, call the SES on 132 500.

If someone’s life is at risk, call 000.

You can also watch our flood videos in community languages:

Dangerous trees in storms

During a storm, if a tree is an immediate threat to people or property, emergency authorities like the SES can do work to make the tree safe.

For details see our Trees on Your Property page.

Maintaining health during and after floods and storms

NSW Health has a detailed online guide to looking after your health during and after floods and storms.

Recovering from floods and storms

The NSW SES website provides information to help people clean up after floods and storms.