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Flooding Emergencies

Emergency response will be led by police, working with the other emergency services, local authorities and the Environment Agency.


Quick links


Image showing flood water in a high streetLearn more on Defra's policies for flood and erosion management.

For information on how flooding affects you as an individual or business please visit Directgov, Business link or the Environment Agency Flood pages.

Affected by flooding?

If you are worried about flooding, phone 0845 988 1188

Check the Environment Agency website:

See our “key sources of information” page

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Page last modified: 17 July 2009
Page published: 21 April 2009

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs