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NSW Health has media releases to provide up-to-date information on the current bushfire emergency. NSW Health is assisting residents and their families affected by the bushfire emergency to look after their physical and mental health both during the event and afterwards in the recovery process.

To read the full article, go to: IDEAS Bushfire Health Article

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On Tuesday 12 November there were over 300 new fires across New South Wales, especially in the Mid and North Coast regions... As the temperature hit the high thirties in some parts of the state, the catastrophic fire danger warning was issued in the Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney and Illawarra/Shoalhaven regions. 

To read the full article, go to: IDEAS Catastrophic Bushfire Emergency Article

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It is well and truly summer with a blast of hot weather set to hit later this week. As NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian declares another State of Emergency, NSW Health have issued a reminder for people to take precautions as the prolonged heat and poor air quality from the current bushfires pose increased risks of illness and distress.

To read the full article, go to: IDEAS Beat the Heat Article