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23 October 2013
Prepare for Bad Weather

Prepare for bad winter weather and win a free Home Emergency Kit

What would you do if faced with natural disasters like a severe snowstorm or heavy rain? Or unnatural emergencies like a power cut or industrial accident? Helping you deal with major disasters locally is BLLRF (the Bedfordshire and Luton Local Resilience Forum) made up of the emergency services, local councils, hospitals and health agencies and a whole host of local voluntary groups working together.
BLLRF co-ordinates everyone who tackle emergencies, planning for the unthinkable to ensure they are ready to react swiftly and effectively to protect you, your family and home.
Local community organisations like the Royal Voluntary Service, Midshires Search and Rescue, the 4X4 owners club and Raynet, amateur radio enthusiasts, also get involved through the Bedfordshire and Luton Emergency Volunteers Executive Committee (BLEVEC).  You could also volunteer. The Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and the local branch of the Federation of Small Businesses also help plan for emergencies and encourage local businesses to prepare for their own crisis like fire, theft or supply chain problems.  See our Prepare your Business page for further information.
BLLRF’s website – www.bllrf.org.uk– is packed with help and advice so you can prepare for being cut off in your home by bad weather, separated from your family by a major incident or left without power for an extended period. Visit now to find out what you can do to protect yourself before winter sets in.
WIN a Home Emergency Kit!
BLLRF is now giving you the chance to win a free Home Emergency Kit that contains some essential things you’ll need if there’s an emergency like a power cut or severe snowfall. To enter our FREE prize draw just follow @what_would on Twitter, like us on facebook.com/whatwouldyoudoif or enter using the website’s contact page on the website. Entry closes at midnight, 2 February 2014 .
So visit www.bllrf.org.uk today to discover how to protect your home and family this winter.

 




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