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Advice and help

If you find yourself involved in a major incident, you will probably act on your instincts and use common sense. It is however, important to:

If an incident happens close to you, you should go in, stay in and tune in:

It would be helpful to familiarise yourself with basic first aid principles now. You can see more information at the British Red Cross website External Hyperlink or the NHS website External Hyperlink.

Children at school

Naturally, if your children are at school and there is a major incident, you will want to collect them as soon as possible. However, it may not be safe to do this. Please tune into local radio information to hear about arrangements local schools have made. All schools have plans in place to respond to a major incident and this includes looking after children. You can see more information at External Hyperlink.

Advice on specific incidents:


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