Emergencies and recovery
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Support and information to assist primary producers living with drought.>
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Storms & floods
Get information on current storms and floods, taking care of livestock, plus managing soil, land and crop care after emergency events.>
About emergencies and recovery
The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) responds to a range of emergency events that affect primary producers working in all sectors, including:
We act as both a lead and support agency, depending on the type and severity of emergencies, that affect primary production and regions across South Australia.
Our hotlines are here to make it easy to get in touch with us in emergency and recovery situations. Call us today.
State emergency arrangements
Learn about PIRSA's key responsibilities and our role before, during and after emergency events.
National emergency arrangements
See how we work alongside the National Government and the frameworks in place for emergencies.
Animal safety in emergencies
Read our guide on how to effectively and safely prepare and manage your animals, pets and livestock in emergencies.