During the Christmas period the Timber Creek community was flooded and many people were greatly affected, some community members lost all their clothes, personal and household possessions.
Nyirrunggulung-RISE reached out to NLC Northern Land Council and donated clothes and household items to help people get back on their feet.
HUGE thanks to the Nyirrunggulung-RISE staff and NLC Katherine for all your assistance to help community members in Timber Creek affected by the floods.
To have an idea of the flooding and impact on the Timber Creek community, the ABC website have video and photographs that show an aerial view. See the images and video of the Timber Creek Flood on the ABC website
Below are some important emergency information:
- For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.
- Emergency information from the ABC Website
- Emergency information is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au
- The latest road conditions are available at www.roadreport.nt.gov.au
The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
- Prepare for flooding and move away while safe to do so.
- Don’t drive into floodwaters.