Disaster awareness survey launched for Northern Rivers


NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is calling on those who live, work and visit the Northern Rivers areas to share their awareness and knowledge of local flood risks through a new online survey.

The survey, which opened to participants on Monday 11 October, was developed to help NSW SES better understand what community members know about their local flood risks, and help inform future campaigns.

Northern Zone Commander Chief Superintendent Steve Patterson said residents, business owners and visitors to the Northern Rivers are all encouraged to participate in the survey.

“Responses to this survey will make a big difference in helping us understand what they know about their flood risks and how they prepare,” Mr Patterson said.

“We want to hear from anyone that lives, works or visits the Local Government Areas of the Tweed Shire, Byron Shire, Ballina, Lismore, Clarence Valley, Richmond Valley and Kyogle.

“This is also includes hearing from young people, but for anyone under 18 please make sure you have your guardians permission first.”

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