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Loss of Utilities

Utilities have become essential services which we rely on as part of modern life; they include electricity, gas, water, sewers and telecommunications.

Loss of these services can be caused by fires, flooding, severe weather and accidents.  Services could be lost for a few hours, days or weeks depending on the severity of the incident.

Impacts on communities could include:

What can you do?

Think about how the loss of these essential services could affect your life or businesses, and what plans you could put in place to help you to cope.  Following are some ideas to get you started:

 

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