Know your local risks; read your Community Risk Register (254 KB)
Sign up for weather and flood alerts.
Become cyber aware.
Consider the right insurance for your home and business as well as travel insurance when abroad. Make sure these are all up to date and include flooding.
Pack a ‘Grab Bag’ of essential items including key documents and medication that you may need if you have to leave your home at short notice.
Keep you, your family and your pets up to date with vaccinations.
Consider backup childcare and check your child’s school plans for emergencies.
Create a 'household emergency plan' so members know where to go, what to do and how to reconnect during an emergency - don’t forget your pets!
Know how to safely turn off your electricity, water, oil and gas supplies.
In an emergency, dial 999.
If instructed, or if you are unsure what to do: Go in. Stay in. Tune in.
If you are caught up in a malicious attack: Run. Hide. Tell.