Useful Links

British Red Cross

The British Red Cross Society is the United Kingdom branch of the worldwide impartial humanitarian organisation the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. At the heart of their work is providing help to people in crisis, both in the UK and overseas. The Red Cross is committed to helping people without discrimination, regardless of their ethnic origin, nationality, political beliefs or religion.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a Christian denominational church and international charitable organization.   It has a presence in 126 countries,running charity shops, operating shelters for the homeless, and providing disaster relief and humanitarian aid to developing countries.

The Royal Voluntary Service

The Royal Voluntary Service is a volunteer organisation that enriches the lives of older people and their families across Britain.

They support older people by giving time and practical help to help them get the best from life. Our volunteers – ordinary men and women of all ages and ethnicities – love spending time with the older people. Through them, they want to help create a society where everyone feels valued and involved whatever their age.

St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance is a volunteer-ed, charitable non-governmental organisation dedicated to the teaching and practice of first aid in England, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands

The Samaritans

Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline.

Association of British Insurers

The Association of British Insurers or ABI is a trade association made up of insurance companies in the United Kingdom.  The ABI represents the collective interests of the UK’s insurance industry.

Met Office

The Met Office provides a range of meteorological and climatological products and services to meet the needs of many communities, from the British public and Government, through broadcasters and online media, to civil aviation and almost every other industry sector – in the UK and around the world.

Disaster Action

Disaster Action is a charity, founded in 1991 by survivors and bereaved people from UK and overseas disasters.  They came together to help create a health and safety culture in which disasters are less likely to occur, to offer guidance and support to others who find themselves similarly affected and to raise awareness of the needs of survivors and bereaved.

Health and Safety Executive (COMAH)

Their main aim is to prevent and mitigate the effects of those major accidents involving dangerous substances, such as chlorine, liquefied petroleum gas, explosives and arsenic pentoxide which can cause serious damage/harm to people and/or the environment. The COMAH Regulations treat risks to the environment as seriously as those to people.