Monday, November 12, 2018
- Don't put yourself at risk from contaminated water, damaged roads, or landslides and other hazards.
- Look for and report broken power lines to your electricity provider. Treat all lines as live.
- Trees may be unstable due to saturated ground and high winds.
- Be conscious of security. Lock your car and house. Report suspicious activity to police.
Health and wellbeing
- Throw away food and water that has been contaminated by floodwater.
- Avoid drinking or preparing food with tap water until you are certain it is not contaminated.
- Report flooded homes and any need for temporary accommodation to your local council.
- Assess damage to water supply and reticulation systems. Which stock water troughs are contaminated with silt and will need cleaning?
- Assess damage to access lanes, tracks, gateways, culverts, and fences. What flood debris needs to be cleared?
- Assess damage to pastures and the depth and type of silt.
- Assess available non-flooded pastures and other unaffected feed reserves.
- Accept help when offered, and ask for it if you need it.
- Take photos of damage and contact your insurer.
- Your Rural Support Trust is available to call for help or info for farmers – 0800 787 254.
the final of our series of community dinners this year - join us for a fun time
Saturday, November 03, 2018
8 December 2018
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Get your glad rags on and join us for a night of music and dancing. Red carpet welcome, canapes and a live band.