Stay connected to DFES using social networking tools
DFES offers a range of ways that you can source information about how to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies.
They include the DFES website, DFES emergency information line (1300 657 209), media releases, publications and RSS feeds.
DFES currently offers the following social networking tools:
DFES's Twitter account disseminates Alerts and Warnings, Fire Danger Ratings, Total Fire Bans and Media Releases at intervals after they appear on the DFES website. These notifications are based on DFES's RSS feeds.
To follow DFES on Twitter, users can register for a free account by visiting Twitter's website. Once registered, visitors can opt to 'follow' DFES by visiting http://twitter.com/dfes_wa (@DFES_WA) and following the relevant links.
DFES offers users the ability to share the DFES website on their Facebook account by clicking here. Users will be prompted to login to their individual Facebook account to complete the sharing process.
DFES's CallOut videos are now also available on YouTube.
DisasterWatch Mobile Application
The Attorney-General’s Department has released a free DisasterWatch mobile phone application which disseminates emergency alerts and warnings by state. DFES alerts are accessible through this application. For more information about the tool and how to download it, click here.
DFES does not recommend that users rely solely on any single source for alert and warning information. Some third party products and websites do not refresh at consistent intervals. The delivery time of information via social networking tools is not guaranteed by DFES. Users are encouraged to monitor other live sources to ensure that they have received the most up to date information.
DFES's social networking tools are made available for personal, non-commercial use only. You may not edit or modify the text, content or links supplied.
DFES’s RSS feeds may be available as Geospatial RSS feeds. Geospatial information is intended only as a general indication of location, should not be relied upon and should be read in conjunction with the full RSS feed.
DFES does not offer technical support for third party tools and websites.
DFES reserves the right to discontinue providing social networking tools and make alterations to the services at any time without notice.
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