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Are you ready?

Disasters happen - don't think if, think when

When disaster hits, NSW Government and emergency management agencies will try to help but you need to get ready as well. Every year flood, fire and other disasters affects peoples' lives and may cause millions of dollars in property damage.

Being prepared can save lives and help you and your family make better decisions when disaster strikes.


Shoalhaven City Council is part of the Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC)
The LEMC is constituted under the SERM Act for each local government area, which is responsible for the preparation of plans (Shoalhaven EMPLAN) in relation to response and recovery from emergencies. The Committee is chaired by the General Manager or his nominated representative from Shoalhaven City Council. Represented on the LEMC are combat agencies such as the Police, Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW and State Emergency Services.

Also represented are functional support areas such as Welfare, Health, Ambulance, Marine Rescue, Correctional Services, RMS,Primary Industries, Communication, Engineering, Environmental and Transport Services.

The contact for Emergency Management is the Local Emergency Management Officer (LEMO)

The LEMO can be contacted on (02) 4429 3347

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