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Emergency preparations

By taking some simple steps you can reduce the impact of an emergency on you and your family.

Two things you can do easily are:

  • Make a plan which includes arrangements for where you and your family should meet up if you get separated.
  • Prepare an emergency bag that contains essential items in case you need to evacuate your home at very short notice.

Of course, it’s not possible to prepare for every eventuality, but some incidents are more likely to happen than others and you can prepare for these. Anything you do could mean less risk to life, less inconvenience and more peace of mind.

Find out what you can do to prepare for emergencies that are most likely to happen in borough.

Find out more about preparing for emergencies including:

The London Fire Brigade has published a London Community Risk Register (pdf 1.22M) that provides public information about hazards that could potentially have an impact on London.

Contact

Emergency Planning

LONDON BOROUGH OF LEWISHAM FIFTH FLOOR, LAURENCE HOUSE, 1 CATFORD ROAD, LONDON, SE6 4RU
Email: emergencyplanning@lewisham.gov.uk
Telephone: 020 8314 6000 (via the Council switchboard)