THE Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is urging northern New South Wales producers to report flood damage and wind damage from the most recent extreme weather event.
DPI regional director North Coast, Rik Whitehead, said recovery efforts were happening after a second major weather event in four weeks.
DPI was encouraging industry groups and individual farmers to report damage from the recent weather event.
"Farmers should report all forms of damage, including stock and fodder losses, and damage to horticulture crops, pastures, fencing and other farm infrastructure. A local control centre has been established at DPI Wollongbar and response teams have been deployed to Kempsey, Grafton and Port Macquarie. Stock surveillance and emergency fodder resupply drops have been occurring."
Report flood and storm damage and stock losses by:
Calling the Damage Reporting Hotline on 1800 814 647;
Emailing information to email@example.com;
Accessing the on-line reporting by visiting the DPI website at dpi.nsw.gov.au/responses/flooding- 2012/flood-damage-report;
Faxing information to Wollongbar DPI at (02) 6628 1744.
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