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Responsible for the service The Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department

Natural disasters

  • Service
  • Espoo
  • Public service

Storms, heavy rains and floods increase the need for rescue operations, which means that some people may have to wait a while before help reaches them. Therefore, we recommend that you plan in advance what you would do in case of a natural disaster and how you would survive in your home without electricity or running water.

You should always have some emergency supplies at home, such as candles and matches, a flashlight and batteries, a water container, non-perishable food and a battery-powered radio. During natural disasters, you will receive information and instructions through the main media, such as the radio.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Espoo
Responsible for the serviceThe Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department
Area Espoo
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: The Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department
Updated: 16/5/2022