Your Preparedness Check

A 5-step process for building resilience to extreme weather events

location

Step 1.

Map your location

Check your property on the map below. The map shows your property’s proximity to bush fire prone land, ember attack and mapped flood areas. Not all areas prone to flood have been digitally mapped. The data will be updated as more catchments are mapped.

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Bushfire Prone Land

Your
Vulnerabilities

Your property may be vulnerable to the following extreme weather hazards. These are the things you should plan for.

Very few properties within Ku-ring-gai Council area have no exposure to bush fire. Most properties are vulnerable to ember attack during major fires as burning embers can travel kilometres ahead of the fire front. Ember attack is responsible for about 85% of houses burning during a bush fire.

All properties in Ku-ring-gai are at risk of severe storms and heatwaves.

Location-based hazards your property is exposed to
Extreme Event Hazard
Bush fire
Ember attack
Exit issues
Flood
Storm
Heatwave

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