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Emergencies

Hertfordshire is a safe place to live, but we need to accept that disasters will occasionally happen. When they do, many different agencies will be involved in the response as no single agency has all of the skills or resources needed.

  • Useful Information in an Emergency

    Hertfordshire is a safe place to live, but we need to accept that disasters will occasionally happen. When they do, many different agencies will be involved in the response as no single agency has all of the skills or resources needed.

  • Council Service Updates

    During severe weather, especially cold snaps or snowfall, many council services can be affected. This page contains the latest service updates from across the council.

  • Power Cuts

    Generally speaking, power cuts don't happen very often but if the electricity network faults or is damaged it's UK Power Networks job to get your lights back on quickly.

  • Hot Weather & Heatwaves

    We spend a lot of our time looking forward to summer and to nice weather, but even in the UK hot weather causes illness and can kill.