National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies - 2008 edition

Updating the public on the government’s current assessment of the potential impact of a range of different civil emergency risks.


National Risk Register – 2008 edition

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In 2008 the government published, for the first time, a National Risk Register, fulfilling a commitment made in the National Security Strategy. This was the first step in providing advice on how people and businesses can better prepare for civil emergencies.