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Civil defence

Always be prepared for emergencies - earthquake, fire, floods, tsunamis and pandemics. If you or someone else is in immediate danger, phone 111.

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Get ready for an emergency

You need to prepare for our most likely emergencies, such as floods, fires, earthquakes, pandemics and tsunamis, power outages and more.

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Make a plan today

Make your household or business plan before you need it. These sites provide useful information and templates:


Once the initial emergency event is over, we go into recovery mode. This section provides information to help you get things back to normal.