Advice on emergencies

Disruption to council services

A central point for news about council services when they are affected by events outside our control, from bad weather, serious emergencies or strikes.


How to get flood warnings and prepare for a flood, and what to do afterwards including advice about making an insurance claim.

Pandemic influenza, Ebola, bird flu and swine flu

Information and guidance for use in the event of a flu pandemic or outbreak of any other widespread infectious disease.


Where to find current information and advice.

Chemical emergencies

Help in the event of a deliberate or accidental chemical emergency.

Radiation and nuclear accidents

Find information about the risks of radiation and dealing with accidents.