As households complete this week's Get Ready for bushfire plan this week, MidCoast Council is urging everyone to register their via a 30 second survey.
"We want every home on the Mid Coast to have a bushfire survival plan this year, so make sure you, your family and your neighbours get ready following the steps on your household copy of the Get Ready plan," MidCoast Council mayor, David West said.
To download and complete the plan, along with the 30-second survey to register, visit the MidCoast Council Get Ready page HERE.
"The survey only asks two questions - do you have a Get Ready plan, and your postcode," Cr West said.
"Nothing could be easier - and it's anonymous," he said.
"Importantly, it helps us understand which regions have Get Ready plans in place, and where we might need to provide further assistance to help people Get Ready."
This week's Get Ready is the last step in the five week program
"Mid Coast people have big hearts - and they're very good at pulling together in tough times.
Mid Coast people have big hearts - and they're very good at pulling together in tough times.MidCoast Council mayor, David West
"I have no doubt that now we've worked through the steps to prepare our own bushfire survival plans, everyone will embrace this final step - looking out for those around us who may need help to put their plans in place."
Share the bushfire survival information with your family, friends, neighbours and those who may need assistance - especially older neighbours, and people with a disability.
There's handy information to share with people with a disability, on the Resilience NSW website HERE.
Make sure older neighbours have prepared their homes for bushfire season, and they have completed the Get Ready plan.
"Write down the names and phone numbers of anyone who is vulnerable, or may need your help during a fire emergency - it's the last item on your bushfire survival plan.
"In an emergency, make sure you call them early and help them leave early too.
"It's important to have conversations with family, friends and neighbours before an emergency happens - it can help everyone be more prepared."
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