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How we plan for emergencies and advice on what to do in a major emergency.

Latest updates on weather, flood alerts, links to other key agencies and up-to-date information should a major emergency occur in Ipswich.
Advice on how to respond to major incidents and emergencies
During a major emergency, a 24-hour Emergency Control Centre will be in operation in order to coordinate the council's activities and to liaise with the emergency services.
Find out how your community can work towards developing your own plan which will help you become more resilient to emergency situations.
Householders living in areas that have been flooded in the recent past or may be susceptible to flooding in the future are strongly advised to give some thought to flood protection measures for their property.
On 19 March 2023 the Cabinet Office launched a new system that will give the government and emergency services the capability to send an alert directly to mobile phones when there is a risk to life.

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Emergency Planning,
Ipswich Borough Council,
2E Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 265321