Whether you live with your family, friends or flatmates, it is important to all be on the same page when it comes to what to do in an emergency. Here is a useful template to help you make a plan together or here is an audio version.
Important things to talk about while making an emergency plan:
Here are some ideas for what you will need if you are sheltering at home:
If you rely on power, for example for medical reasons, please speak to your GP or medical provider about your needs and emergency plan.
While you may not have all these items in one place, it is important to know where in your home they are. In some emergencies, you may need to evacuate in a hurry.
In an emergency you are not on your own, you’re with your community. Now is a good time to connect with your neighbours and exchange contact details so you'll be ready if an emergency situation occurs. Plus, it can make everyday life much more enjoyable!