Everyone should be aware that emergencies can affect individuals, families and communities without warning. We ask all members of the community to be aware of the possibility of emergencies occurring within the locality of their homes, workplace, educational establishments or within their social activities.
Events that could happen include:
Our Resilience & Emergency Planning team have produced a booklet which is available to download to advise you how to prepare for these situations.
If you are involved in an emergency situation and are unable to give rescuers your details it is suggested you do one of two things to help yourself in these instances.
The Preparing for emergencies: guide for communities framework provides you with guidance on why and how you can help your community to be prepared and help that may be available to support community preparedness. The community emergency plan toolkit also provides a step-by-step guide on producing a community emergency plan.
You may also find the West Midlands Conurbation Local Resilience Forum a useful resource.