The Emergency Planning Team works to ensure that communities, businesses and public services are jointly prepared to respond immediately in any emergency and return to "business as usual" afterwards. Such incidents could include major transport accidents, severe weather conditions, industrial accidents, fire, epidemics or terrorist activities.
Further information on Resilience and Emergency Planning in Dudley can be found at Helpful Links.
The current UK threat level remains at Severe, meaning an attack is highly likely.
The public are urged to remain alert and not alarmed. Everyone is advised to be vigilant and immediately report any concerns to the confidential Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321. In an emergency, always dial 999.
Advice to the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack.
The Council's emergency plans provide for a comprehensive response by the Council, along with its partners, in the event of an emergency affecting the Borough. The plans cover all aspects of the Council's response from initial support for the emergency services, provision of welfare to affected communities, through to the recovery process, which is likely to be long term.
We also promote business continuity management to the local business community, enabling them to continue to operate in the event of business interruption, thereby contributing to a robust and resilient business community in the borough.
Information can be made available in other languages and formats upon request.