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Resilience of infrastructure from natural hazards

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Natural Hazards Team was set up in May 2009 to establish and develop a cross-sector Critical Infrastructure Resilience Programme (CIRP).

In response to the recommendations in the Pitt Review of the summer 2007 floods, the Natural Hazards Team was set up in the Civil Contingencies Secretariat in May 2009 to establish and develop a cross-sector Critical Infrastructure Resilience Programme (CIRP). The aim of the programme is to improve the resilience of critical infrastructure and essential services to severe disruption from natural hazards.