A riot is a situation in which a crowd of people are behaving violently, often trying to damage, destroy or steal property and/or people. A riot can disrupt in a similar way as a violent natural disaster.
Fire departments become severely burdened and frequently cannot respond to alarms because of a lack of equipment or blocked streets. Polices departments can become overwhelmed and are often unable to do more than acknowledge reports of looting and vandalism. Regular telephone service may be interrupted or severely overloaded.
Be aware that if a situation became violent, Building Management may increase security measures and lock all Building entrances. Tenants should carry their keys and/or access cards with them in this event.
In the event a violent situation occurs in or near your premises:
In the event you are approached by a demonstrator and/or become involved in a violent demonstration: