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Southern Highland's bushfire Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo

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It is day one of the Southern Highland's online bushfire Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo.

Wingecarribee Shire Council has joined with Wollondilly Shire Council to host the three-day Expo to help residents prepare, recover, and re-build in the face of natural disasters.

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the free Expo had been organised to provide residents of the adjoining Shires with support and advice leading up to the summer months.

“Both the Wingecarribee and Wollondilly Shires suffered significant losses during and following the Black summer
bushfires,” she said.

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Head of Resilience NSW, Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons and Disaster Recovery Expert Anne Leadbeater will both
speak at the event.

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Issues to be covered include disaster preparedness, recovery assistance and rebuilding advice.

Ms Miscamble said, “No one ever wants to see a repeat of this catastrophic event and we want to ensure our residents are as best prepared as possible leading into this year’s bushfire danger period.”

Images: NSW Rural Fire Service 

 

 

Tags: Wingecarribee , Southern Highlands, bushfires, Black Summer, Wollondilly Shire Council