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Emergency Plans

The council has a number of plans in place to help ensure it is prepared for a wide range of emergencies.

The plans are reviewed on an annual basis to make sure they are kept up to date.

Major Incident Plan

The Major Incident Plan, which is updated on an annual basis, outlines Bridgend County Borough Council’s key roles and responsibilities in the event of a major emergency. It describes the type of assistance the Council may be called upon to provide in a major incident and explains ‘best practice’ protocols to follow when responding to any emergency.

Other plans

Directorate Emergency Plans

Each Directorate has an emergency plan which shows how the responsibilities laid out in the MIP will be put into effect.

Specialist Plans

Infectious Animal Disease Plan (which covers Foot & Mouth, Rabies, Nile Fever and Avian Influenza)

Pipeline Safety Regulations

Identifies hazards posed by major gas pipe lines laid within the county borough actions that have been taken to reduce the risk and actions to be taken in the event of an emergency involving a major pipeline.

Media Plan

The plan describes the arrangements that will be put in place to respond to a significant media intrusion resulting from a major incident affecting the county borough.

Rest Centre Plans

Supported by staff training and in situ resources, the rest centre plans provide a tool kit for staff whose responsibility it is to set up and run rest centres.

School Emergency Plan

Every school in the County Borough has been issued with a plan template to adopt in the school. The plan considers a wide range of emergencies that could affect a school. Though the circumstances envisaged are highly unlikely, systems are in place to help ensure an effective response.

Recovery Plan

The Council has a Recovery plan in place which explains how BCBC would help a community recover if it was seriously affected by a major incident such as wide scale flooding. The plan describes roles and responsibilities for designated teams that would focus on different aspects of the Recovery process such as focusing on health and welfare needs or listening to the needs of the community or repairing infrastructure and the environment.

For more information on any of the plans please contact the Emergency Planning Team on 01656 643300.

Last Updated: 25/10/2016
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