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Be Storm Ready

There are several simple actions that you can take to increase the level of safety of you, your family and your home in the event of a severe storm. Check out the below video and watch how Will gets storm smart!

Actions to prepare for storm season

  • Prepare an emergency kit for your home
  • Clean gutters, secure outdoor furniture and cross masking tape over windows if necessary
  • Ensure that pets are inside or somewhere safe, secure and out of the elements
  • Charge phones and tune-in to warnings on a battery-operated radio
  • Log-on to the Emergency Management Dashboard and sign up to My Ipswich Alerts for the latest updates and information

During a severe storm

  • If outside, find shelter away from trees, power lines and metal structures
  • Stay inside and away from windows
  • Listen to your radio for updates

After a severe storm

  • Check your home for damage
  • Check up on your neighbours
  • Contact the SES on 132500 if trees have fallen across your roof or driveway
  • Stay away from fallen power lines and immediately report them to Energex on phone 131962

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