The Government's aim is to reduce the risk from emergencies so that people can go about their business freely and with confidence. This website exists to provide a resource for civil protection practitioners, supporting the work which goes on across the United Kingdom to improve emergency preparedness.
The Emergency Preparedness section has advice for practitioners on the pre-emergency phase, with generic material on key frameworks like the Civil Contingencies Act and disciplines like Risk Assessment and Business Continuity, it also contains details of the UK Government Capabilities Programme and a section on Resilient Telecommunications.
The Emergency Response & Recovery section has advice for practitioners on the post-emergency phase, with generic material on key frameworks such as the Central Government’s Concept of Operations [PDF 80 pages, 574KB] and Lead Government Department principle, and the National Recovery Guidance. It also contains details of the Central Government Emergency Response Training course.