News on the topic of Response & Recovery

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

The National Security Strategy

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.

Mon, 18/10/2010

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

EU Funding Programmes Information Day

On 18th January 2010, the Cabinet Office hosted an Information Day on EU Funding Programmes. 

Mon, 18/01/2010

Logistic Operations for Emergency Supplies

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.

Mon, 24/08/2009

Understanding Crowd Behaviours

In 2008 the Civil Contingencies Secretariat commissioned Leeds University to produce a series of research reports collectively titled ‘Understanding Crowd Behaviour’. 

Thu, 09/07/2009

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