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A few important points to remember after a flood event are listed below.
For more information on what to do after a flood event, download the below booklet prepared by Emergency Management Australia.
Financial assistance and support services are now available to residents directly affected by flooding in parts of North Queensland over recent days.
“Eligible applicants can receive $180 per person, up to $900 for a family of five or more, to replace essential items like food, clothing and medications or to help cover the costs of alternative accommodation if they can’t live at home.”
Follow the link below for more information.
For further information regarding cleaning up after a flood please visit the Queensland Government website, Recovery after a Disaster, Cleaning Up page.
|Important Contacts||Contact Number||Website|
|Life Threatening Emergencies (Police Ambulance, Fire)||000||www.triplezero.gov.au|
|SES Assistance||132 500||www.ses.qld.gov.au|
|Road Information||131 940||www.qldtraffic.qld.gov.au|
|Hinchinbrook Shire Council||(07) 47764600||www.hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au|
|Bureau of Meteorology||www.bom.gov.au|
|Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ)||www.disaster.qld.gov.au|
|Flooded Road Maps||www.floodwatersafety.initiatives.qld.gov.au/flooded-roads-map/|