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Get ready for winter — planning ahead: a checklist for parish and town councils

Get ready for winter

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/barometer/get-ready-for-winter.

This provides information and advice on how to prepare for winter weather including health and wellbeing advice.

1. Be aware of the risks this winter for your community:
Are you are aware of the emergency risks in your area?

Your local resilience forum has a community risk register outlining the risks in your local police force area.
Contact details for your local resilience forum:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-resilience-forums-contact-details

Check your local flood risks including coastal, river and rainfall /surface water:
https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/long-term-flood-risk

Sign up for flood warnings and weather alerts:
https://www.gov.uk/sign-up-for-flood-warnings

https://service.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKMETOFFICE/subscriber/new

The British Red Cross has developed an emergency app that provides local alerts for severe weather and other emergencies near you, and provides practical advice on how to prepare, respond and recovery from a range of emergencies including severe weather.

http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Emergency-response/Emergency-app-landing

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