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What to do first

The first few hours and days after someone dies can be tough. But there are some things you need to do as soon as possible. This will help make sure that their affairs are in order and that you can start getting the help you need. We’ve broken down the important first steps to take.

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Help for specific situations

What you'll need to do first depends on where and how the person has died. We've put together step-by-step guides for different situations, so you can take the steps you need to.

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