UK threat level increased, Philippine Embassy, London
The Filipino Community in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is reminded that, on 29 August 2014, authorities in the United Kingdom raised the threat level from international terrorism from Substantial to Severe.
Per UK classification, this threat level means that a terrorist attack is highly likely. Authorities, however, also note that while an attack is likely, there is no specific intelligence that an attack is imminent.
In view of the foregoing, the Embassy would like to remind the Community to:
Heed the official Government warning/s
Monitor Government information channels and the general media for further developments / updates on the situation
Be vigilant and take general precautions for personal safety
Information on the UK national security situation is available on the main government website https://www.gov.uk/terrorism-national-emergency and that of the Security Service (MI5) www.mi5.gov.uk.
Should there be need to, the Embassy may be contacted through our 24-hour emergency hotline on 07802790695.
Please be guided accordingly.