Useful links - Emergencies
Advice for individuals, families and businessesPreparing for Emergencies
Information on how you can protect yourself and your family in an emergency, and what the government is doing to protect the country.
Information for people living in London, visitors and businesses on London's preparations for, and responses to, major incidents and emergencies.
The Met Office
Advice on keeping safe when a severe weather warning has been issued by the Met Office.
The Home Office: Security
What the Home Office is doing to keep the UK safe.
Environment Agency: Flooding
Information about precautions, flood warnings, flood risk areas and Floodline - for up to date flood risk information.
The ABI (Association of British Insurers)
Advice on what to do if you have been flooded and insurance company help lines.
Information on protecting yourself and your home against fire, fire safety.
London Fire Brigade
Find advice on fire safety in the home, work place and outside of your home.
Advice for businesses
Business continuity guidance including IT security, risk management and publications.
Two government publications that give advice to businesses for planning to deal with the threat of bombings and terrorism.
Emergency planning and business continuity professional bodies:
The Emergency Planning Society
The Emergency Planning Society is the professional body for all those professionals with an involvement in emergency planning, crisis and disaster management.
SIESO provides a forum for sharing experience, ideas and practices for avoiding industrial accidents and improving the planning and management of responses to them.
The Business Continuity Institute
The Business Continuity Institute provides opportunities to obtain guidance and support for business continuity professionals.