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Some of the things you can do to prepare for the unexpected,
an emergency kit and developing a
emergency plan, are the same for both a natural or man-made
However, there are important differences among potential
emergencies that will affect the decisions you make and the actions
Learn more about the potential emergencies that could occur
where you live
see Community Risk Register) and the appropriate way to
respond to them.
In addition, learn about the emergency plans that have been
established in your area by the Local Resilience Forum. We must be
prepared for man-made disasters as well as natural ones.
Knowing what to do during an emergency is an important part of
being prepared and may make all the difference when seconds
In an emergency, if you are not involved in the incident, but
are close by or believe you may be in danger, the best advice is to
go inside a safe building (close windows, turn off any
air-conditioning or ventilation equipment), stay inside until you
are advised to do otherwise, and tune in to local radio or TV for