The Cabinet Office plays a central role in planning for emergencies and works with other government departments to ensure that the UK is prepared to deal with unexpected events.
UK Resilience [opens in a new window]
UK Resilience coordinates information on emergency planning from across government.
National Steering Committee on Warning and Informing the Public (NSCWIP) [opens in a new window]
The NSCWIP is a partnership of central and local government, emergency services, public utilities, industry, the media and professional organisations. Its purpose is to ensure that plans are in place for informing the public in the case of emergencies and to carry out those plans when necessary.
Central Sponsor for Information Assurance (CSIA) [opens in a new window]
The CSIA works to protect IT and electronic communication systems in the UK and raise awareness of the need for protection. CSIA offers advice and publications for businesses and the public.
Emergency Planning College (EPC) [opens in a new window]
The Emergency Planning College offers training for organisations within and outside government, to help prepare them to deal with emergencies.