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Fire Support Services

Press release from Mid Murray Council 21/1/14:

“Landholders affected by fire – You aren’t alone

At times like this the community pulls together to offer what assistance it can. There are several agencies and groups working to provide help. Different groups provide different sorts of help. You are encouraged to use the contacts below to assist in your recovery.”

1. Mid Murray Council / Eastern Hills & Murray Plains Catchment Group Will coordinate its response out of the Cambrai Hall.
Harry Seager 0409 622 382 will be in the field speaking to landholders.

2. Mid Murray Support Service
0434 828 129
8569 2609
This group has household requirements donated by the public at a distribution centre at the Cambrai Hall. Please drop in during office hours to collect material.

Wayne Mossop 0428 826 228
Livestock assessment and disposal. PIRSA teams will be in the area from Tuesday 21st January.
4. South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management (SAVEM)
0477 055 233

INJURED ANIMALS: SA Veterinary Emergency Management (SAVEM) is coordinating on-ground animal aspects in the fire zone. If you come across burnt, fire- injured animals (domestic or wild) contact numbers above.

Alternate numbers are:
RSPCA 1300 477 22
PIRSA (9-5 Mon-Fri)
Remember, there will be many animals that may require professional assessment and perhaps euthanasia.

5. Salvation Army 8408 6900
Clothing, Household Goods, General Counselling

6. AC Care
8532 6303
Financial Counselling, emergency relief packages (Tue & Thu)

7. Rural Business Support
John Christensen Rural Financial Counsellor
555 The Parade Magill SA 5072 T 08 8364 2577 • F 08 8364 2574 • M 0448 063 189

8. Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources/ Natural Resources SAMDB
Sarah Lance / Paul Riggs Barker / Bernadette Lawson
8532 9100
+Threat abatement
+ Revegetation
+ Erosion Control

9. Primary Producers SA
Dean Crabbe 8297 2299
Distribution of donated stock feed

For a PDF printable version of the press release, click here: Fire support services (2)

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