Ambulance Phone – 1800 814 647 – was activated so that people could seek help for animals and other animals.
Also in North New Wales, 22 evacuation centers have been opened for the wounded or animals at risk and pets.
Agriculture Minister Dugald Saunders said the current focus is on evacuating people and security in the most affected areas, and significant work is being done to provide support to farmers to rescue livestock and other animals.
“The NSW government is assisting primary producers for animal evaluation, emergency veterinary care and emergency feed where access is available, coordinated through the State DPI Coordination Center and the Agriculture and Animal Functional Zone,” Mr Saunders said.
“Members of the community should also call the emergency number if they encounter a confused, lost, injured or dead animal so that we can arrange care for these animals.”
Calls to NSW are included 13 77 88 the search for animal care will also be directed to the State Coordination Center of the DPI.
As well as The extent of the damage to the primary industry sector will become apparent in the coming days and weeks, and farmers and landowners are encouraged to report it online via DPI Disaster Damage Survey.