At Ready Scotland we believe it’s helpful to think carefully and plan what you would do in an emergency before it happens.
Print this page to create your emergency plan, with key details and contacts in one safe place.
Pick a friend or relative who lives out of the area and who you’ll agree to call to say you're OK, should you need to leave home. Make sure this person knows.
An old-fashioned corded telephone that plugs into the wall will keep working for some time even after a power cut – so it is good to have one in your home.
Local Radio Station:
Local Radio Station Frequency:
Think about a safe place that you can go to regroup with other members of your household, should you need to.
Meeting place 1 (near home):
Meeting place 2 (further away):
Check on Your Neighbours
If it’s safe to do so, you should check on your neighbours and vulnerable people living close by. Have a think about who they are in advance.
If you live in an area where flooding is a concern, the Scottish Flood Forum provide specific advice to help you prepare your home in an emergency.