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Plan for an Emergency
Prepare for floods - a step by step guide
If you could be cut off by floodwater, you should think what you can do to reduce the impact on your property and the safety of your loved ones. ABC Emergency has a checklist of actions that you should consider.
Storms and severe weather
Storms can bring welcome relief at the end of a hot summer’s day, or to break a dry spell, but they can also cause widespread damage due to large hailstones, strong wind and heavy rainfall.
Dealing with power outages after an emergency
Electricity supply is often affected by natural disasters in Australia and in the immediate aftermath conditions can be dangerous for power workers with extended outages stretching to days or even weeks.
Find your nearest ABC radio frequency
In an emergency, which ABC radio station should you be listening to for up to date information? Use our frequency finder to locate your nearest station.
After The Disaster
After you've experienced a disaster, there is so much to work through. After the Disaster offers practical tips and evidence-based advice.
Bushfires in Australia
Bushfires are the most common emergencies in Australia. The fire season varies significantly from state to state which means that fires can occur all year round.
Helping you recover after an emergency
After an emergency, get essential information to help you and your community recover.
Emergency details in your state
Know which agency issues emergency alerts during events like bushfires, storms and cyclones in your state or territory.
How your mobile phone could save your life
Anyone could be caught in a natural disaster — and most of us carry something in our pocket that could help us stay safe, or even alive, when it strikes.
In the News
Live: NSW: Sydney house prices fall at fastest rate in 40 years
MORNING BRIEFING: Sydney house prices have slipped 1.9 per cent over the past month as interest rate hikes have taken a toll— the fastest rate of decline in 40 years.
Source: ABC NewsTopic: Property Prices
Properties deemed unsafe as swimming pool-sized sinkholes open up
Dozens of sinkholes have appeared in the rural Hunter Valley community of Broke in the aftermath of flooding rains, filling up with the suffocating stench of sewage.
Source: ABC NewcastleTopic: Erosion
Live: NSW Now: Massive queues at Sydney Airport as heavy fog blankets city
MORNING BRIEFING: Travellers have once again been severely impacted by heavy fog and technical problems, causing flight delays at Sydney Airport and a road weather warning.
Source: ABC NewsTopic: Weather