Community reminded to be StormSafe

Canfan 20 September 2014

Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, will today launch the annual ACT State Emergency Service StormSafe campaign at Floriade.

The StormSafe campaign reminds all ACT residents to be storm safe during the upcoming storm period.

“With the storm season now here till March next year, it is important for all of us to prepare to minimise damage and risk at our homes,” Mr Corbell said.

“Once again this season, the ACTSES has partnered with the NRMA and is reminding the ACT community that ‘doing a little could save the lot’.

“Clearing gutters, trimming trees and branches, securing loose outdoor furniture as well as replacing any broken roof tiles are some of the ways we can all be more StormSafe.”

“Last financial year, there were 1,417 calls for help to the ACTSES for storm and flood assistance. The ACTSES is ready to respond any time of the day or night, every day of the year.

“Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call the ACTSES on 132 500.”

Launch of the ACTSES StormSafe Campaign
When: Saturday 20 September, 2014
Time: 11.00am – 11.30am
Where: Floriade, Commonwealth Park (Kids Corner) Map reference – K11

(Simon Corbell Media Release)

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