Disaster Information Disaster Information


The Cassowary Coast region is a beautiful place to live.  However, like most other regions, there is a potential risk of natural hazards. In our case, these are likely to be cyclones, floods and bushfires.

We can't afford to be complacent about the dangers they present. See the following headings for information about different hazards and how to prepare for them:
 

Emergency Contacts

Life Threatening Emergency 000
SES Flood & Storm Assistance 13 25 00
Power Lines Down 13 16 70
Power Failures 13 22 96
Main Road Closures 13 19 40
Council Disaster Coordination Centre** 1300 188 505

**The Council Disaster Coordination number is activated in times of disasters. Ring for help with water, waste water, council roads, drains, environmental health etc.

Additional Information

For additonal information on disaster management, you can refer to the website for

Emergency Management Queensland.

How You Can Help Us Prepare - Offers of Assistance Webpage

The Queensland Community Emergency Inventory enables businesses, not-for-profit and community groups to contribute equipment, supplies or services which may be needed in preparing for, responding to or recovering from a disaster.The Inventory is a Queensland Government initiative developed to help with proactive disaster management planning.