Who can help in a flood

During an extreme flood event the council will work closely with the police, fire and rescue services and the Environment Agency to co-ordinate a response to the incident.

We will provide emergency housing or accommodation if residents have to be evacuated from their homes. We will also provide sandbags to vulnerable homes wherever possible. If you need our help please contact the council on 01491 823000 or 01491 824033 if you are calling about an emergency out of office hours.

Here is a list of other useful numbers if you need assistance.

In the event of an emergency please call 999.

Environment Agency Environment Agency This link will take you to an external website...  - responsible for managing major rivers, operating the flood defences and for issuing flood warnings
Floodline 0845 998 1188
Incident hotline 0800 807 060

Thames Valley Police Thames Valley Police This link will take you to an external website...  - responsible for co-ordinating the emergency services in a major flood incident and helping with the evacuation of people from their homes, if necessary.
101 (non emergency)

Thames Water This link will take you to an external website...  - responsible for foul and surface water disposal from homes and businesses
24-hour hotline 08459 200 800

Oxfordshire County Council Oxfordshire County Council This link will take you to an external website...  - responsible for highway drainage and flooding
0845 310 1111

Last reviewed: 12 - 02 - 2014

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