Bushfire Relief Update - Volunteers Needed ASAP

Bunyip, Tonimbuk, Yinnar

 Volunteers are now being requested to assist with Bush Fire relief in fire effected areas of Gippsland working with the Blaze Aid organisation. Areas that need assistance are Bunyip and Yinnar for Blaze Aid or Tonimbuk with TLCCV

 Club members are invited to be involved with work allocated by Blaze Aid whilst working to assist farmers and land owners as required with removal and repair of fencing, cleaning up debris etc.

Bunyip and Yinnar

Blaze Aid are coordinating the volunteers and have work plans in place and fully equipped trailers all set up and ready to go. Camping is available and Blaze aid provide meals for volunteers.

Contact John Anderson from Blaze Aid at Bunyip and he asks for anyone to send him a text on 0412 382 184 and leave a message and he will get back to them.

BEFORE ARRIVING: Please contact the basecamp at least the day prior to your intended arrival so we can include you in a team and put your name on the dinner list.  If possible, you should aim to arrive prior to 5pm.

BREAKFAST: From 7:00am MUSTER:  7:30am Safety Talk Mandatory for all volunteers working that day. 7:45am depart to farms in convoys

MEALS:  Meals are provided for volunteers, but please bring your own snacks.

ACCOMMODATION:
There is plenty of space for you to bring your own caravan, motorhome, swag or tent. All sites have toilets and hot showers. Please remember that we are working in disaster areas, so the accommodation available may be fairly basic and power will be limited. In some areas, mobile phone coverage might not be very good.

Contacts

Contact John Anderson from Blaze Aid at Bunyip and he asks for anyone to send him a text on 0412 382 184 and leave a message and he will get back to them.

Otherwise

Contact Jainee 0401 783 034

Address: Bunyip Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve

Coordinator: John Anderson 0412 382 184

Sue Anderson 0407 834 443 and

Assisting: Debbie 0408 368 361

Assisting: Jainee 0401 783 034

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

More information available on website http://blazeaid.com.au/bunyip-2019/

Tonimbuk

Alternatively please contact the TLCCV at Tonimbuk Hall / picnic ground and contact Sandra Tanner on 0412 526 570 or Eric Bishop on 0409 452 170 who is actually running the show for the TLCCV.

Clubs are also invited to display club banners etc. showing support from the Four Wheel Drive Club Community