Emergencies can happen in an instant with little or no warning
Many agencies play a part in dealing with a disaster and its aftermath, and the effectiveness of the total response will partially depend on how well the emergency services, local authorities and central government have prepared and exercised their arrangements and emergency procedures.
It goes deeper than this though. The people who are normally affected most are the residents, communities and Businesses.
To have a resilient Gloucestershire we all need to work together to help each other prepare for the unexpected