Key emergency plans developed by local authorities and partner agencies.
The Dorset Country Council directory of emergency and out-of-hours contact details.
Community resilience plans
Dorset County Council has been working in partnership with your town and parish councils to ensure safer, more resilient communities. This is just the start of the more long-term goal of community resilience.
Responder tools and guidance
The Dorset County Council Emergency Planning service provides training and coaching to those persons nominated to support in emergencies across the county.
Planning for cold weather
The Department of Health has produced a national Cold Weather Plan which is based on the warnings you will often see on national and local weather forecasts.
Initial Responders Major Incident Manual
Information on the Dorset Local Resilience Forum Major Incident Manual.
Rest and Reception Centre Plan 2011
The Rest and Reception Centre Plan caters for the provision of welfare support and movement of displaced people following an evacuation emergency.
Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole Local Resilience Forum Recovery Plan
The purpose of this plan is to provide a strategic overarching framework that provides a simple but effective guide for designated personnel and agencies tasked with implementing the recovery process.
Chemical emergencies in Dorset
Information on the chemical sites in Dorset that could, potentially, create an emergency situation, and the contingency planning measures in place to mitigate the effects.
Portland Port Off-site Reactor Emergency Plan
Portland Port is one of a handful of ports within the UK to harbour nuclear powered submarines for the Royal Navy.
Major Accident Hazards Pipeline Plan 2010
The Pipeline Safety Regulations (PSR) 1996 requires Local Authorities to prepare an emergency response plan for each major hazardous pipeline passing through their area.
Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole Pandemic Flu Plan
This is a multi-agency plan that draws together a range of individual workstreams associated with preparation for pandemic flu.
Planning for a pollution incident on the Dorset coastline.
Dorset Council and their local partners have worked together to create a plan for the clearance of oil, chemical and inert pollution that may be washed onto Dorset's beaches and coastline after a maritime incident.
Animal health information and guidance including the roles of organisations involved.