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North Worcestershire Emergency Planning

Being prepared for terrorism, what you can do

Counter Terrorism Policing need your help to stop terrorists being able to plan, prepare and carry out attacks, groom or recruit people or encourage others to carry out attacks. You may have seen or heard something that could be that vital piece of information that will help to stop a terrorist attack.

If you have any information about suspicious activity or behaviour please report it. Use the Counter Terrorism Policing's secure online form  Alternatively, you can call them on 0800 789 321. If you have any worries about reporting, take a look at Counter Terrorism Policing's FAQs.

In an emergency you should always dial 999

Find out more about the partnership between the public and Counter Terrorism Policing on their news page.

Run Hide Tell - public guidance for firearms and weapons attacks


Run to a place of safety. This is a far better option than to surrender or negotiate. If there’s nowhere to go then…


It’s better to hide than to confront. Remember to turn your phone to silent and turn off vibrate. Barricade yourself in if you can. Then finally and only when it’s safe to do so…


Tell the police by calling 999

The National Police Chiefs' Council has provided advice to the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack.

If you have any information about suspicious activity or behaviour you can report it in confidence by calling the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321 or by using the secure form at For further information about reporting suspicious behaviour visit Action Counters Terrorism website.

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office has launched ACT in a BOX, a digital interactive tool that enables businesses and voluntary organisations to rehearse and explore their response to a terrorist incident.

The product was developed using funding from DLUHC’s Local Resilience Forum (LRF) Innovation Fund and a number of LRFs in England. It provides the opportunity for businesses to increase their preparedness and staff awareness, and support wider community resilience.

In an emergency situation you should always call 999

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