30 days 30 ways UK

By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-09-21
A good campaign but the timing and execution by national and local services could have been better to avoid panic

Don't panic! It's an annual campaign on preparedness

You may have woken this morning thinking "what now" if you saw the below on Twitter:

But don't panic, they're not aware of some impending emergency that is going to happen in the next 72 hours. In fact it's an annual campaign run by 30 days 30 ways aobout resilience and being prepared. A good campaign, just in this time of Covid-19 and fear mongering it could have been perhaps executed in a better manner.

From their personal preparedness information which is available here

Be informed.

  • What do you need to plan and prepare for?
  • Be aware of risks through your local resilience forum available ( gov.uk)
  • Make sure to follow your local police, fire and rescue services; follow your local resilience forum and met office warnings on social media
  • Download the British Red Cross App, the Citizen Aid app
  • Have an emergency household plan ready
  • Have a grab bag ready (which is what Wandsworth's tweet was all about):

Grab Bag

  • Pen and notepad
  • Torch
  • First aid kit
  • Personal toiletries
  • Seasonal clothing
  • Phone charger and battery bank
  • Food and water
  • Batteries
  • Whistle
  • Emergency plan