News from the Civil Contingencies Secretariat

Revised Chapters of Emergency Preparedness

Publication of revised Chapters 2 (Co-operation) and 3 (Information Sharing) of Emergency Preparedness, as well as drafting a new Chapter 19 The Fit with Other Legislation.

Fri, 18/02/2011

Strategic National Guidance: The decontamination of buildings, infrastructure and open environment exposed to Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear materials

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.

Mon, 31/01/2011

Publication of the Revised Lexicon of UK Civil Protection Terminology

The latest release of Lexicon of UK Civil Protection Terminology

Tue, 18/01/2011

Civil Contingencies Act Enhancement Programme: Phase 2 - Consultation on revised chapters of Emergency Preparedness

As part of the Civil Contingencies Act Enhancement Programme (CCAEP)

Mon, 17/01/2011

Public consultation on The Role of Local Resilience Forums: A Reference Document

Public Consultation on The Role of Local Resilience Forums: A Reference Document

Mon, 11/10/2010

Publication of independent review into the response to the 2009 swine flu pandemic

An independent review into the UK’s strategic response to the 2009 swine flu pandemic has been published.

Thu, 01/07/2010

The Central Government’s Concept of Operations

The Central Government’s Concept of Operations sets out the UK arrangements for responding to and recovering from emergencies, irrespective of cause or location and requiring co-ordinated central government action.

Mon, 22/03/2010

Public consultation on Community Resilience guidance

The Civil Contingencies Secretariat have developed a package of documents about community resilience.

Mon, 22/03/2010

Resilience of Infrastructure from Natural Hazards

In response to the recommendations in the Pitt Review of the summer 2007 floods

Mon, 22/03/2010

National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies 2010 edition

In 2008 Government published, for the first time, a National Risk Register, fulfilling a commitment made in the National Security Strategy. 

Mon, 22/03/2010

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