Details of the Council's Emergency Plan and where to get more information in the event of an emergency.

If you need to report an emergency incident out of hours please call our emergency contact number: 01438 314963. However, remember that the emergency services or utility companies should be the first call in an emergency requiring their services.

Planning for emergencies

Introduction to planning for emergencies, the council's arrangements, the local emergency planning forum and risk information.

Preparing for emergencies

Being prepared for an emergency can save a lot of problems in the long run. Information about what you can do to protect yourself and others in the event of an emergency.

Severe weather

Useful information and advice about severe weather.


Information and advice about flooding and the use of sandbags. You can also find out if you could be living in a flood risk area.

Hertfordshire Resilience

Information about the resilience partnership and how to get further information.

Business Continuity

Information about business continuity during an emergency.