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Emergency planning advice for householders and private landlords

Severe weather, power cuts and other emergency situations can affect householders at any time, so it is important that you're prepared for both foreseen and unforeseen events.

It's also important for landlords and managing agents to work with their tenants to ensure they know what action to take in emergency situations.

Preparation for emergency situations

To help prepare for emergency situations, we recommend:

Prepare for flooding

In York the most predictable emergency event is flooding.

Householders and private landlords in higher risk areas should take appropriate action and ensure they have a household emergency plan in place.

If your property is at risk of flooding, we recommend:

Also see

Healthy and Sustainable Homes Service

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 552300