Kempsey Shire Council received significant grant funding to dedicate resources to help support the community in recovering from previous natural disasters and to help prepare for any future emergencies.
The key projects that Council committed to and the allocations of grant funding are outlined in the Kempsey Shire Recovery Action Plan November 2021(PDF, 2MB)
Previous plans can be read here:
Kempsey Shire Recovery Action Plan - April 2021(PDF, 2MB)(PDF, 2MB)
Kempsey Shire Recovery Action Plan - May 2020(PDF, 2MB)
Kempsey Shire Recovery Action Plan - December 2020
Council has provided some resources to assist in recovering from a disaster.
It is vital that the community has a sense of ownership in this recovery planning process. Engagement with these communities will continue as we support the recovery journey of the Macleay Valley.
Have you or your community been impacted by the recent natural disasters affecting the Kempsey Shire? Find out the latest Council news about support for communities affected by these events.
The Better Together Network has been established to improve communication between your community and Council, particularly in times of emergency.
Preparedness is everyone's responsibility. The Macleay Valley has experienced more than 20 natural disasters over the past decade. The Local Preparedness Plan is designed for the communities around the shire to be prepared and know the main risks in the area.