Emergencies you may face

Examples include:

  • flooding
  • storms or snow
  • explosion
  • utility failure
  • chemical fires

Some initial steps to take

  • Keep all family and friends' phone numbers with you
  • Pack an emergency grab bag including radio, torch, first aid kit, medication, food and water
  • Complete our Household emergency plan

If you are evacuated

  • Follow instructions
  • Check your neighbours
  • Gather family members and pets
  • Take prescribed medicines with you
  • Do not return home unless told it is safe.

Emergency contacts

  • Emergency services
  • Phone 999
  • Police (non-emergency)
  • Phone 101
  • NHS 111
  • Phone 111
  • Environment Agency
  • Phone 0345 988 1188
  • Northern Gas
  • Phone 0800 111 999
  • Northern Power Grid
  • Phone 0800 375 675
  • Yorkshire Water
  • Phone 0345 1242 424
  • Kirklees Council Switchboard
  • Phone 01484 221000

Order In Case of Emergency (ICE) cards

We have wallet-sized ICE cards available free of charge. Contact Emergency Planning if you would like us to send you one, or send you a batch for your place of work.