What to do in an emergency
Here is some general advice on what to do in an emergency as well as advice in the event of different types of emergency.
Advice in an emergency
General advice on what to do in an emergency.
If there is a utilities failure
London has a contingency plan for the widespread loss of power for up to five days, loss of mains water for up to two weeks and loss of telecommunications for up to three days.
If it floods
How you react will depend on the cause of the flood.
Find out what to do in the case of severe weather such as snow and ice, storms and gales, and heatwaves.
If a fire starts the priority is to get everyone out and call 999. Don’t try to fight the fire yourself.
If you are evacuated
If you are evacuated by the emergency services, support is available from the us and from voluntary agencies.