Community Recovery 2022 FLOODS

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We continue to work closely with all levels of government, emergency and community agencies to help navigate the impacts of the recent significant weather and flooding events.

There are over 115 public assets requiring repairs or rebuilds, we have made over 250 welfare checks and conducted 11 community outreach pop-ups to touch base with those worst impacted.

How Can you Help?

There are many ways that you can support the Noosa community during the recovery phase.

Any support is always appreciated.

  • GIVITLists items or services required in each location.  
  • Australian Red CrossFunds provide humanitarian support to people in our community.
  • The Salvation Army: Funds provide food, support for clean-up and re-builds and emotional care.
  • Noosa Care ArmyOver 270 have already signed up to help those who require assistance in our shire.
     

Dealing with flood affected waste

Find out how you can deal with flood affected waste here.

Funding assistance

Please view details of assistance available to Noosa Shire residents in the Community Recovery flyer.

Funding is also available for businesses affected by flooding. View details here.

Following major disasters, the State and Federal Governments offer assistance.

Road to Recovery

Keep updated on works related to flood damage across the Shire

NDIS Support

Support to any flood affected participants of the NDIS, we encourage you to contact the NDIS National Contact Centre on 1800 800 110. Please press “5” for help with flood-related issues.

Volunteering in a local emergency or disaster in Noosa

Volunteering Queensland and Noosa Council are partnering to coordinate the February 2022 Noosa Floods clean-up.

If you would like to help clean up our Noosa region after the floods and damaging rains, please Register Here to be part of the 'Noosa Care Army'.

The clean-up will focus on areas that received the most damage. Should further clean-ups be required, Volunteering Queensland will contact registered participants.

If you require assistance or know someone that does, please email the details to commdev@noosa.qld.gov.au 

Dealing with mould

High humidity and damp air are a main cause of mould growth. Find out how to deal with mould after a flood here.. 

Mosquitoes and floods

Heavy rain and floods provides the perfect conditions for mosquito breeding. Find out how to control mosquitoes here.

Returning to a Disaster affected house or building

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Staying safe and healthy after storms, cyclones and floods

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Rainwater tanks affected by natural disasters

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Playgrounds and sporting fields - use during flood recovery

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Support 

The Red Cross has published a series of resources to help people recover from the effects of disaster.

Crisis support is available through organisations such as Lifeline. Call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or log onto the Lifeline website.

The National Recovery and Resilence Agency provides information about mental health and wellbeing support before, during, and after a disaster. Talking to a professional can help you process your reactions and develop healthy coping strategies.

Waste

For further information on dealing with flood related waste