London Resilience

London is generally a very safe place – however there are a number of hazards and threats that could impact the city, and the people and businesses based here. This includes outbreaks of infectious disease, extreme weather and terrorism. In the London Resilience Partnership, we want to make sure that if a major emergency does affect the capital, we are ready to respond and work together to help minimise any impacts.

River Thames looking upstream towards Cannon Street Station
The dredger Bowbelle collided with the passenger boat Marchioness at 01:46 on 20 August 1989 between Cannon Street Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge. The Marchioness sank within about one minute of the collision. Of the 132 people on board the Marchioness, 51 lost their lives. More
Image of an emergency kit
Help look after yourself, your family, colleagues and neighbours during major emergencies. More
Preparing your business for emergencies
Plan to ensure that your business can return to "business as usual" quickly after a major disruption. More
Preparing London
There are more than 170 organisations in the London Resilience Partnership, who are all ready to respond and work together to help minimise the impacts of a major... More