Flood Defences, Flood Warnings and Flood Emergencies are co-ordinated by the Environment Agency.
For more information and the opportunity to register for Flood Warnings, click here.
The Environment Agency are responsible for the management of classified main rivers and this includes the Ock as well as the Thames.
There are several volunteer Flood Action Groups in Abingdon-on-Thames. Such groups are advised to register with the District Council so that enquiries from members of the public can be forwarded to the group.
Gocompare, have put together a guide to preparing for a flood and protecting your property – https://www.gocompare.com/home-insurance/limiting-flood-risk-and-damage/
In extreme conditions you won’t be able to stop flood water, and you should always put personal safety above attempts to protect property and possessions. Despite this, there are steps that you can take to keep water out, to buy yourself time to preserve property and possessions, and to limit the damage that flood water does.