Flooding: Witney July 2007
As a local authority it is the role of West Oxfordshire District Council to support the emergency services in the case of a major incident. The Emergency Planning Team are on call 24 hours and will coordinate the Council's response during a major incident.
What is a major incident/emergency?
The Emergency Plan
The Council has an Emergency Plan in order to deliver services during a major incident. The plan contains details of actions to be taken following a request for assistance by the emergency services or Oxfordshire County Council. The following are contained in the plan:
Services provided by the council
In the case of a major incident it is the responsibility of the Council to provide the following:
Who to contact
IN AN EMERGENCY RING 999
West Oxfordshire District Council
01993 861000 (Office hours)
The Environment Agency
0845 988 1188 (Floodline)
08459 200 800 (24 hour Hotline)
Thames Valley Police
Non-emergency number: 101