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6.37 million Australians unaware of local extreme weather risks

6 December, 2023 | 
Pureprofile 

Originally published: iag, 22 November 2023

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New research from NRMA Insurance has found nearly 1 in 3 Australians (32%) do not have a good understanding of extreme weather risks in their local area and nearly half (48%) do not know what steps they need to take to prepare for an extreme weather emergency.

The perception that “it will not happen to me” is the number one barrier to being better prepared for extreme weather events. This is despite more than a third of Aussies (35%) saying they have been impacted by an extreme weather event, with damage to homes being the number one impact (51%), and 17% of those affected even having to evacuate their home.  

The research was conducted online by Pureprofile amongst 1,002 Australians in November 2023.

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