Guidance

Local authorities’ preparedness for civil emergencies

This guide sets out the types of issues local authorities should consider in order to be fully prepared to respond to a civil emergency.

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Local authorities’ preparedness for civil emergencies: a good practice guide

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Guidance to assist chief executives of local authorities in making sure they are well-prepared to respond to a civil emergency in their local area.

As well as referencing existing government guidance, including the duties set out in the Civil Contingencies Act 2004, it contains good practice examples and sources of further training.

Published 30 October 2014