Your community’s skills and resources will be invaluable in an emergency. 

The key to acting promptly and efficiently in an emergency is to identify these in advance. Create a list of the people and material resources that could be called on. The best way to find out who can offer manpower is to ask.

Have a look at our Community Emergency Plan Guidance for ideas.

“Works and equipment have made a huge difference in both feeling we are better prepared and able to cope should we flood again.

Kingsbridge Flood Group



Getting together and organising the work
Knowing the unknowns
Identifying skills and resources
Legal Health Check
Organising key facilities
Keeping in touch
Activating your emergency plan
Taking control
Testing your plan