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Emergencies often occur during the day when people are at work or school.

  1. Outside your house e.g your letterbox
  2. Outside your neighbourhood in case you can’t get home
  3. Somewhere to stay overnight

Being separated from friends and loved ones is one of the most stressful things a person can go through in an emergency. It is easily avoidable with a bit of forward planning. 

  • Someone you can talk to
  • Someone nearby who could help
  • Someone physically able to lend a hand

The people most likely to help you in an emergency are your friends, family and neighbours. That’s why it’s a good idea to have at least three key people you know and trust, that you could call for help in an emergency.

It’s best to let them know you might call on them too.

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