WILLAWARRIN, north-west of Kempsey recently welcomed BlazeAid, a volunteer-based organisation whose sole purpose is to help people in rural Australia after a natural disaster.
A camp is being set up in the village with plans to officially open Monday, December 2.
BlazeAid primarily works with families and individuals who are in genuine need of volunteer assistance.
BlazeAid volunteers work in fencing teams, with at least one experienced fencer in each team, to help clear fence lines and re-stand, rebuild or replace fences in a fraction of the time that it would take people to do on their own.
Hundreds of properties across Victoria, NSW, Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia have all benefited from the charity after the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires, the 2011 Floods and Cyclone Yasi and the 2012 Floods, and the bushfires and floods of 2013.
Property owners and families in need of assistance are asked to contact local camp coordinators directly. The contact information for the Willawarrin camp can be found by clicking here.
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