Key announcements this weekend

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Community alert messaging service

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Birmingham Community Alert is a messaging service for all residents and businesses in Birmingham providing texts, emails or voicemail messages during an emergency incident.

Sign up for community alerts

Choose your username

Enter your username and password, this is your secure access to the Birmingham Community Alert system and allows you to update your details in future. You will be askd to fill out a security question so that, should you forget your username or password, we can verify who you are.

Choose how you want to receive messages

  • SMS (text message to your mobile)
  • e-mail (required to receive our resilience newsletters
  • mobile voice (voice recording played to your mobile)
  • telephone (voice recording played to your landline phone)
  • pager
  • fax
  • type talk

Choose your locations

You can choose up to 5 different locations in Birmingham that you are interested in; this could be your address or a relative's address or both. If something happens that is affecting one of these areas, you will receive a message.

Review your information

Please remember to update your alerts if any of your details change so we can communicate with you should something happen.

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