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Assistance available for affected Auckland residents

11 June 2014

Assistance available for affected Auckland residents

Auckland Council Building Control staff will undertake a more detailed damage assessment this morning following the weather event that affected the Auckland region overnight.

If your property is uninhabitable please call Auckland Council on 0800 22 22 00 for assistance.

Prior to leaving your property, and if it is safe to do so, you need to take important documents with you .e.g. insurance documents, passports .etc. and enough personal items for the next few days.

Your property must be secured prior to leaving and if it is safe to do so, power and gas should be turned off at the mains.

Auckland Council Solid Waste staff are proactively clearing debris from the streets this morning. If you notice any waste or other property issues contact Auckland Council on 09 3010101.

The Auckland Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) is activated and continues to monitor and respond to the situation. We are working closely with the Emergency Services and utilities.

For more information visit:
www.aucklandcivildefence.org.nz
www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

ENDS

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