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Emergency services

  • Call Triple Zero (000) immediately in life-threatening situations
  • TTY: 106 if you are hearing/speech impaired
  • State Emergency Service (SES) 132 500 for flood and storm assistance

BushFires : To arrive and leave Pearl Beach there is only one road which is surrounded by brushland and can be easily blocked. If there is any risk that a bushfire may be approaching Pearl Beach then EVERYONE should leave as soon as possible. The Rural Fire Service (RFS) have a motto “Its never too early to leave”.

Government Emergency Alerts NSW

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Pearl Beach Safety Advisory Group / Information

In the event of an approaching bushfire or other natural disaster the first response should be – IF POSSIBLE EVACUATE the village and head towards Umina and beyond. If evacuation is not possible and other avenues of safety are not available then as a last resort people can assemble in the following “safer” areas.

The Amenities block on the beach or if there is danger from embers then the Community Hall . The Community Hall also has its own backup generator so that power is available during a prolonged power outage to the village.

Evacuation centres in Umina

Club Umina (“bowling club”), Melbourne Ave. Ph (02) 4343 9999

Umina SLSC Sydney Ave Ph (02) 4342 0320 

Emergency kit suggestions
  • Hard copy, digital photos or USB
  • Insurance papers
  • Medicare and health insurance cards
  • Birth certificates, passports
  • Phone
  • Chargers for electronic items
  • Prescriptions and medical supplies
  • Cash, handbag/purse
  • Underwear
  • Water bottles, non-perishable food snacks
  • Toothbrush/paste, deodorant
  • Jewellery, small sentimental items
  • A plan for pets and their food (pet crates)
  • Know the radio station and social media pages you’ll need to follow for more information
Members of the State Emergency Operations Centre plan during an emergency.

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SES crews load food and flood supplies into a boat.

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