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Severn Area Rescue Association

Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) is a volunteer lifeboat and inland search and rescue charity, with lifeboat and rescue stations along the length of the River Severn. The team has four flood response teams, ready to assist with flooding emergencies throughout the country.

To find out more, go to, email or find them on Facebook.

Team members during flooding in South Wales in 2020 © SARA

If you have an accident in the hills

Dial 999 or 112. Ask for 'Police' then 'Mountain Rescue'. To use the emergencySMS service: Text 999 and send 'Police' + details of incident + location