Useful Links

UK Government

DEFRA – Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Environment Agency – For information and advice on rivers, flooding and pollution

Gov.uk – The central place to find government services and information

HSE – The Health and Safety Executive

Met Office – Weather and climate change forecasts and information

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council – Services provided to the borough by Walsall MBC

UK Resilience – Information and legislation relating to the resilience of the UK

 

Emergency Services

For information on the emergency services in your local area:

West Midlands Ambulance Service

West Midlands Fire Service

West Midlands Police  and Walsall Local Policing Unit

 

Health Advice

Public Health England – Aims protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities.

NHS England – Aims to improve the health outcomes of people in England.

NHS Choices – Health services information and links to relevant websites

NHS 111 – 24-hour medical information, advice and reassurance

 

Other organisations

School Emergencies – A project aiming to increase the resilience of schools against emergencies by providing national resources for schools to use

Business Continuity Institute – Provision of guidance and support for business continuity practitioners

Emergency Planning Society – Professional society for emergency planning and crisis and disaster management

National Flood Forum – A national charity supporting and representing communities and individuals at risk of flooding

Ready Scotland – The Scottish Government’s emergency preparedness website

FEMA – The USA’s Federal Emergency Management Agency