This guide has been produced for those in the public and private sector responsible for contingency planning. It gives basic information on the decontamination and remediation that may be required following a deliberate or accidental release in the UK as outlined below.
The Government has today published its National Security Strategy A Strong Britain in an Age of Uncertainty which outlines our reappraisal of Britain’s role in the world, the risks to our security and their implication for the UK.
In response to the recommendations in the Pitt Review of the summer 2007 floods
In 2008 Government published, for the first time, a National Risk Register, fulfilling a commitment made in the National Security Strategy.
The objective of this guidance is to provide a common understanding of options available to emergency planners for the coordination, prioritisation and acquisition of emergency supplies.
In 2008 the Civil Contingencies Secretariat commissioned Leeds University to produce a series of research reports collectively titled ‘Understanding Crowd Behaviour’.