Planning ahead for emergencies can save you and your family’s lives, so learn about hazards that may occur in your area.

Hazards Overview

Make a plan and be prepared. it’s your best chance of keeping safe.

As our climate and local environments change, we are facing dangerous and unpredictable hazards all around us. Wherever and however emergencies arise, our best defence is being as prepared as possible.

At DFES, we help WA to be safer and stronger in the face of both natural and man-made hazards. We work with communities across our state to build and support local resilience to a wide range of hazards.

Get your hazard planning in place

Emergency response tips

If you're in immediate danger, call 000.

Keep up to date on all alerts and warnings by visiting www.emergency.wa.gov.au.

Follow emergency services in your local region on Facebook and Twitter for real-time alerts and updates.

For recorded emergency information call 13 DFES (13 3337). For State Emergency Service emergency assistance during a storm, cyclone, earthquake, flood or tsunami call: 132 500.

Listen to your local ABC radio station or 6PR for warnings and updates before, during and after emergencies.

Stay in touch regularly with friends and neighbours and keep up community connections to be informed.

Be vigilant and keep a close lookout for changing weather conditions in your area.