Preparing for an emergency

Emergencies can happen at any time and often with very little or no notice. We plan for emergency response with both the emergency services and other agencies. These joint plans help to save lives and look after the welfare of affected people.

There are also steps that you can take to prepare for an emergency. Staffordshire Prepared has useful information and advice to look at. This includes preparing in advance, how an emergency response happens and recovery afterwards.

If you run a business, take a look at our business continuity information.

Emergency Alerts

Emergency Alerts is a UK government service that will warn you if there’s a danger to life nearby.

In an emergency, your mobile phone or tablet will receive an alert with advice about how to stay safe. An alert will sound even if your phone is on silent.

Read more on the Gov website.


The Environment Agency haven't currently issued any flood warnings for Tamworth.

Further information:

While we do not supply sandbags for domestic use, and any will not issue any to the general public.