Food supplies delivered to regional areas isolated by floods

Food and water supplies are being delivered to northern New South Wales properties where more than 2000 people are isolated by flood waters.

Four helicopters have made the deliveries to Wee Waa and Moree areas, which have been cut off by flood waters since Sunday afternoon.

"We monitor what people’s needs are," a State Emergency Service (SES) spokeswoman told AAP.

"We drop off food, water, any medicine, and I know of one area where they flew in a doctor just to make sure everyone was OK."

Supermarkets and stores are unable to accept deliveries until the floodwaters subside, meaning suppliers will have excess supply and risk losing profits.

The first victim, a three-year-old boy, died when he was swept into a stormwater drain at Bingara on Saturday.

The State Emergency Service (SES) is not expecting the impact of the floods to lessen in the next couple of days.

"Wee Waa is expected to be isolated until about Thursday or Friday," the SES spokesperson told AAP on Sunday.

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