In Response to: Catastrophic Flooding
Location: PORT MACQUARIE – HASTINGS LGA, NSW
Completed: 10th April – 15th May 2021
The New South Wales coastline – from the mid-north coast to south of Sydney – experienced a sustained extreme weather event that set in on 19/20 March 2021. The area affected spans much of NSW Central and Mid-North Coast.
How Disaster Relief Australia responded to the NSW Floods
DRA conducted flood recovery operations in the mid-north coast of NSW from 10th April to 15th May, 2021. This operation brought help and hope to the community and saved well in excess of 250K.
News and Field Ops Reports
Community & Volunteer Reflections
Port Macquarie-Hastings Mayor Pinson Volunteers for Flood Recovery
Peta Pinson is the first woman elected to the role of Mayor in the region of Port Macquarie-Hastings, NSW. For her first term in office, she has witnessed two fires, an ongoing pandemic and is now overseeing the recovery of her community after the devastating...
Operation Elliot May Update
With just over a week and a half to go on Operation Elliot on the NSW Mid North Coast our teams on the ground have been busy over the past four weeks assisting members of the community impacted by the recent catastrophic floods. Since our operation began on 27th...
ABC National Breakfast Interviews Disaster Relief Australia about NSW Mid North Flood Recovery
Operation ELLIOT Mission Commander Davina Pye spoke with Radio National Breakfast this morning 13th April, 2021. Fran Kelly and Davina discussed the Mid North Coast Floods and how Disaster Relief Australia has deployed veteran volunteers to assist with vital flood...