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Know what to do after an attack has taken place in Singapore. These advisories will tell you how to be prepared.


Run, Hide, Tell

Learn how to respond quickly and appropriately during an attack. ​


Click to watch the ‘Run, Hide, Tell’ video in MalayChinese or Tamil.


Download the "Run, Hide, Tell" Advisory in English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil.




When safe to do so, report the incident to SPF
  • Call 999

SGSecure App

Download the SGSecure app by scanning the QR code. Also available for download on the IOS App store and Google Play.



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Improvised First Aid Skills (IFAS)

In the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack:

  • If you are at the scene, you should hide from the source of danger.
  • While hiding, if you encounter any casualty who is bleeding profusely, you should carry out IFAS by using commonly available items to stop the bleeding, without drawing any attention to yourself.




Download the IFAS advisory in English, Malay, Chinese or Tamil.


​When it is safe to do so, call 995 for emergency medical services. You can also do so via the SGSecure app.


Everyone can be prepared with the relevant skills to protect ourselves and our loved ones against the threat of terrorism.


Sign up for Community Emergency Preparedness Programme (CEPP)

CEPP imageEquip yourself with the ‘Triangle of Life’ Skillsets with SCDF’s Community Emergency Preparedness Programme (CEPP).


Be trained in CPR-AED procedure, first aid skills, and the use of a fire extinguisher.



Be a Responder and Save Lives!

Download the MyResponder mobile application to find out where the closest AED is to help save lives. The app also alerts volunteers to nearby cardiac arrest cases so that CPR and AED procedures can be promptly carried out before the arrival of SCDF paramedics.


Download the mobile application on IOS App store or Google Play.


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Be Ready and PreparedEmergency prepared

​Do not wait till an emergency to know what to do.


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Know How To Cope With A Crisis

People react to crisis situations differently. Some may show symptoms in response to a terrorist attack, while others may not.


You may experience a loss sense of reality, feeling of fear and anger at what has happened, guiltiness for surviving, etc. after a terrorist attack.

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  • Avoid watching/reading news reports on the attack as it may evoke unpleasant feelings.

  • Resume your daily routine and keep yourself occupied.

  • Remember your loved ones with photographs or personal keepsakes.

  • Open up and talk to others with similar experiences.

  • Know what community resources are available, and the numbers to call and seek help.

Do not:

  • Rely on alcohol or drugs to numb your feelings or reactions.

  • Avoid people of other race and/or religion.

  • Isolate yourself from others.


Samaritans of Singapore (SOS): 1800 221 4444 (24-hr Hotline)
IMH Mental Health Helpline: 6389 2222

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Be Trained in Psychological First AidTrained in First Aid image

Psychosocial support in emergencies is best delivered as a community-based activity. You can be trained to provide Psychological First Aid (PFA) to help people affected by an emergency, disaster or traumatic event.​


There are  existing training on PFA available in Singapore. Click here to find out more.



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SGSecure App
Download the SGSecure app to receive important alerts during major emergencies. It will also allow you to seek assistance and provide information to the authorities.

Download other useful apps here.