Rural Support Trust: Support during adverse events

Adverse Events

Rural Support Trusts are available to help and support during and following an adverse event

The regional Trusts are directly linked into local Civil Defence and can provide you with information and assist you in getting emergency or on-going help. This may include movement of stock, financial and /or family support or other needs during or following an adverse event.

Trust personnel work with other agencies to gather information from farmers and rural communities so the most appropriate resonse can be taken by the agencies involved led by Civil Defence. 

After an event the RST provide needs-based support to help your family, farm and community recover. 

 


Check out some useful articles about adverse events:

WORKING BEE-ON FARM TASMAN

Volunteer for flood affected farms, Tasman

9/19/2021 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Some farmers are still struggling with cleanup on their farms from the July flood. Are you able to volunteer some time?

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WORKING BEE- ON FARM MARLBOROUGH

NORTHBANK FARMERS SEPT 19TH

9/19/2021

A number of Northbank farmers were hit hard with the July storm and are still needing help to remove debris. If you are able to offer volunteer assistance please come and join in with the cleanup on Sunday, September 19th

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MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT COUNCIL FLOOD RELIEF FUND

ADDITIONAL FUND FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES

13 Sep 2021

More financial relief for Marlborough Primary Industries affected by flooding.

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Covid-19 safety for Top of the South farmers and growers

Vaccine update

01 Sep 2021

Many of the farmers and growers in the Top of The South are sole traders. Contracting COVID 19 could have serious on farm implications.

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Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

Do you have a farm business continuity plan?

03 Aug 2021
Ensure your business is prepared for the unexpected. Download our Farm Business Continuity Plan for FREE! Our thanks to Civil Defence Emergency Management Southland for developing this document. Previous Article Next Article
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