State emergency service

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  • 1. State Emergency service
  • 2. State Emergency Service The state emergency service is a volunteer organisation that provides emergency help during natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, storms etc. The State Emergency Service is also the primary agency for emergencies such as storm damage, flood damage, building damage, traffic hazards and road crash rescue.
  • 3. The history of the SES The Civil Defence Service began in 1955. They changed the name to ”State Emergency Service (short formed : SES)” during the 1970s. Every state and Territory in Australia has been helped by the State Emergency Service. There are 43,000 volunteers spread across the country. The SES is one of the many public safety organisations.
  • 4. Functions The SES provides assistance to local communities in times of need. Because every community is different every SES unit is slightly different set of activities.
  • 5. We will save the community! A firemen The SES will save peoples lives from floods, storms, tornadoes, car crash and traffic hazards.
  • 6. •SES units are able to go to school and talk about natural disasters. •Paddy platypus helps the State emergency service during natural disasters •Tropical cyclones are relatively uncommon to NSW •Tropical cyclones are low pressure systems •The wind is defining the feature of the tropical cyclone Don’t waste water! Questions What sections of the community benefit? Does this group need more publicity? How many people are involved with this group in your community? How well known is this group? Are there any dangers to volunteers? Do they need funding from the government? If so, which government?
  • 7. Community Benefit • SES is responsible for storm in NSW. • SES is educating people protect themselves from natural disasters. • Storm safety program is resources help you manage storm risks. • Many people properties across NSW are affected by dangerous floods and there have been avoid deaths due to flooding.
  • 8. • SES has developed a Home Floodsafety toolkit plan to reduce damage of property and reduce risk. • The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is an emergency and rescue service dedicated to assisting the community. The volunteers has 229 units located throughout New South Wales. The units comprise of approximately 10,000 volunteer members. • SES responsibilities are for flood and storm operations, the SES also provides the majority of general rescue effort in the rural parts of the state. • This includes road accident rescue, vertical rescue, bush search and rescue, evidence searches (both metropolitan and rural) and other forms of specialist rescue that may be required due to local threats.
  • 9. Volunteers • The NSW SES is made up of a wide diversity of people who volunteering to assist their communities in times of flood, storms and other emergencies. • NSW SES volunteers come from each contributes to the NSW SES and their local community.
  • 10. Volunteers • The volunteers need to be fully trained and update skills. • You also receive nationally accredited competencies as the NSW SES is a Registered Training Organisation. • The NSW SES volunteer learn the skills to help your local community. The volunteers' help communities in managing floods or storms and to help people in other emergencies. • There are dangers for volunteers when there is flood and storm. Volunteer need to be trained, educated and update their skills.
  • 11. SES • SES volunteer there is 10000 people who are well-trained professionals to help the community. • To become a volunteer you need to be aged 18 and over. Some volunteers from age 16 but there are restrictions on their training and activities. • There are 43,000 people in the community who are involved with the SES.