Emergency planning

Emergency services are provided by the Police, Fire & Rescue and Ambulance Services to deal with everyday emergencies.

The District Council works with Hampshire County Council to ensure that emergency plans are co-ordinated and to enable best use of resources. Detailed information on emergency planning is available on the Emergencies section of the County Council website and on the website of the Civil Contingency Secretariat of the Government Cabinet Office.

The role of Hart District Council in a major incident is to support the emergency services and then to help return life to normal as soon as possible.

The Local Resilience Forum have produced a useful guide for residents on how to be prepared in case of emergency.

Emergency telephone contact numbers

  • Police, Fire or Ambulance 999, (101 to report crimes and concerns to Police that do not require an emergency response)

  • Environment Agency -
    General enquiries: 03708 506 506
    Floodline: 0345 988 1188

  • Hampshire County Council - Emergency Planning Unit 01962 846846

  • Southern Electricity - Power failures and emergencies 0800 783 8866

  • Transco - Gas leaks and emergencies 0800 111 999

  • Southern Water - 0845 278 0845

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