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What happens after a bush fire?
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Emergency shelters

Emergency sheltering is a process that happens in phases.

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Imagine an Emergency Shelter is set up in a nearby community. How could you help at that Centre?

Hey Firestormers!

Red Cross manages emergency shelters in emergencies and disasters.

  • Using fire safely,
  • Being prepared,
  • Recover,
  • People,
  • Place


One year on from the 2019/2020 summer catastrophic bushfires, the Central Coast Council took time to say ‘thank you’ to the volunteers, frontline workers and residents who helped to protect the community and give back during one of the most devastating natural disasters the Coast has ever seen. The bush fires of summer 2019/20 will leave a lasting impact on us all. As we hear the unique stories of 15 courageous locals who gave so much during this time, one common theme shines through: the strength, resilience and spirit of the Central Coast community.

Emergency Shelters are a safe, supportive and caring environment.

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