Emergencies and disasters

Emergencies and disasters

Let's get ready Sydney

Whether you live or work in the City of Sydney local area, developing a personal emergency plan will help you and your family make better decisions if an emergency is declared by authorities or if a disaster unexpectedly strikes Sydney.

Preparing for an emergency or an unexpected disaster helps save lives.

You can download the City's local area disaster plan.

Pocket guide

The Let's Get Ready Sydney pocket guide outlines some simple steps you can take to help you prepare for an emergency, including how to prepare a personal emergency plan and put together a 'go bag'. It's available in numerous community languages.


Ministry for Police and Emergency Services

Main image: City of Sydney staff help clean-up after the 2011 Brisbane River floods.

Last updated: Monday, 8 February 2016