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Support for victims of terrorism

17 November 2021

Detective Constable Richard Fidge, Counter Terrorism Christian Faith Liaison, has written to church leaders:

We understand that this news of a terror related incident will be of concern to the people of Liverpool and the rest of the UK, but it is a reminder that the threat from terrorism remains significant. Police, with all our partners, will continue to work hard to protect the UK and keep the public safe, but countering terrorism also requires support from all corners of our society.

We have said for many years that Communities Defeat Terrorism, and the help and support we get from the public is a vital part of that. So we would urge everyone to remain vigilant, and if you do see anything suspicious then please report it, in confidence, to police via gov.uk/ACT. It won't ruin lives, but it may well save them. In an emergency always call 999. You can also help support our efforts by sharing our social media content on your own channels and in your own networks.

We are also aware that these are distressing incidents and would remind you that support for victims and anyone affected by terrorism is available here https://victimsofterrorism.campaign.gov.uk/

Can I also once again take this opportunity to thank you for the work you do to bring communities together, offering reassurance in these difficult times and helping to ensure that violence, hate and division never wins.


If you have been affected by the incident in Liverpool on 14 November 2021, or any other terrorist incident, this victims of terrorism website contains information on where to seek advice and assistance following a terrorist attack.

It also provides details of official helplines and support services available to victims, survivors, witnesses, family members, and all those affected.

Click here to find out more.