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Welcome to Somerset Prepared

Here you’ll find information and advice on preparing for emergencies in Somerset including tips for staying safe in the event of an incident.

Specific advice for getting prepared at home, in your community and at work can be found on our Get Prepared pages and information on how you can do more in your area under Get Involved. For information and advice about the main risks in Somerset and top tips for reducing the impacts, see our Hazards & Advice section.

If you’d like to know more about the work we do, visit About Us and for current items of interest see the News.

To get in touch please Contact Us and we’ll get back to you.

In the event of an incident in your area Go in, Stay in and Tune in to local radio or television for information and advice about what action to take.

Get Ready for Summer! Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

While we look forward to summer, it’s important to remember that the effects of long spells of hot weather can be...

Become a Community Reserve Volunteer today!

The British Red Cross have launched a new initiative to help you support the response to emergencies in your local community....

Avian influenza (bird flu) prevention zone in place

From 18 January 2018, an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone applies to everyone who keeps poultry or captive birds in England. If you keep poultry...