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Disasters and emergencies


For assistance with a life threatening situation call 000 immediately.

For assistance with non-life threatening situations such as help with a damaged roof, rising flood water, or storm damage call the SES on 132 500.

For assistance call the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

Follow @RecoveryQld on Twitter to help you prepare for storm and cyclone season, and receive community recovery updates when a disaster or emergency strikes.

Summer heatwaves

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting warmer than average daytime temperatures across much of Queensland this summer, with an increased risk of heatwaves.

A heatwave is a long period of very hot weather with temperatures usually ranging from 37°C to 42°C.

Find out how to prepare for heatwaves.

Translating and interpreting services

Please phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68) to find out more about interpreting and translating services when dealing with a Queensland Government agency or service.

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Last updated:
14 December 2016

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