“The [security] threat we face is not conventional. It is a challenge of a different nature from anything the world has faced before”

Prime Minister, Tony Blair (March 2004)

 

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HM Government - 10 Downing Street

26/07/2004 12:50

 

Emergency planning advice released…

All 25 million households in the UK will receive a booklet detailing practical advice on how to prepare for a range of emergencies.

The new booklet called 'Preparing for Emergencies - what you need to know' gives practical guidance to the public on situations like major accidents and terrorist attacks. It will be delivered to every household in the UK throughout August … Home Secretary David Blunkett called public safety and security the "number one" concern for Government:

"The practical advice in this booklet will allow people to make sensible preparations that will help them in a range of emergencies, such as fires, as well as terrorist incidents,"...

 

u  Preparing for Emergencies website

http://www.preparingforemergencies.gov.uk/

 

u  Preparing for Emergencies booklet

http://www.preparingforemergencies.gov.uk/pdfs/england.pdf



update 23.08.04 - Terror advice pamphlet in UK ... jetzt auch in anderen Sprachen verfügbar!

 

 

UK-Links:

 

HOME  OFFICE

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/terrorism/index.html

 

MI 5

http://www.mi5.gov.uk/output/Page8.html

http://www.mi5.gov.uk/output/Page5.html

 

UK  RESILIENCE

http://www.ukresilience.info/home.htm

 

LONDON  PREPARED

http://www.londonprepared.gov.uk/index.htm

 

MINISTRY  OF  DEFENCE

The Secretary of State for Defence, Geoff Hoon MP, published on 21 July 2004 a Command Paper describing the planned transformation of the Armed Forces…:

 

Delivering Security in a Changing World: Future Capabilities

http://www.mod.uk/issues/security/cm6269/index.html

…statement to the House of Commons:

http://news.mod.uk/news/press/news_press_notice.asp?newsItem_id=2958

 

THE STRATEGIC DEFENCE REVIEW: A NEW CHAPTER

http://www.mod.uk/issues/sdr/newchapter.htm

 

 

MEDIA:

 

BBC News world edition - 26 July, 2004, 11:41 GMT 12:41 UK

Terror advice pamphlet unveiled

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/3923949.stm

 

Edinburgh Evening News - 26 Jul 2004

'Don't panic' plea as terror leaflet issued

http://news.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=758&id=855602004

 

Independent - 26 July 2004

Households to get leaflet on terror attacks

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/this_britain/story.jsp?story=544751

 

The Guardian - July 26, 2004

Terrorism: advice for every household

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,1269006,00.html

£8m terror advice campaign launched

http://www.guardian.co.uk/terrorism/story/0,12780,1269425,00.html

 

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