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Moving towards storm and flood recovery

The Central Coast is starting to recover from the impacts of the recent severe weather event which saw substantial rainfall and localised flash flooding, however parts of our region are still impacted.

15 March 2022

 

SAFETY and supporting the affected community continues to remain a priority for Council.

 

A Recovery Committee has been established and Council is working with Resilience NSW as we move forward.

 

The Rural Fire Service (RFS) are making arrangements to deliver fuel for generators, which has been donated by a volunteer. The SES and RFS are continuing to contact residents where possible and monitor flood levels and deliver food hampers and fuel. WelFAC have provided hampers and water with continued supply available where required. The Ambulance Service, RFS and NSW Health are continuing to assist with welfare checks and provision of support.

 

Two Pop-up Recovery Hubs will open at Spencer and The Entrance from Monday 14 March to support affected communities.  Council is working with Resilience NSW to ensure residents have access to information and support services to aid recovery following the recent severe weather event.

 

The locations and opening times of the Pop-up Recovery Hubs are:

 

Spencer Community Hall, 4776 Wisemans Ferry Road Spencer

 

  • Wednesday 16 March: 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

  • Saturday 19 March 19: 10.00am – 2.00pm

 

  • Monday 21 March: 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

  • Tuesday 22 March: 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

Diggers at The Entrance, 315 The Entrance Rd, Long Jetty

 

  • Tuesday 15 March: 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

  • Thursday 17 March: 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

  • Sunday 20 March: 10.00am – 2.00pm

 

  • Wednesday 23 March: 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

  • Thursday 24 March: 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

Keep up to date by going to the Flood and storm recovery information page on Council’s website at centralcoast.nsw.gov.au.

 

Please continue to watch any local weather warnings from Bureau of Meteorology any advice from NSW SES should further weather events occur.

 

For emergency help, call NSW SES on 132 500, or in a life-threatening emergency, call Triple Zero (000).

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