Relevant UK policies - Laws, Policies and Strategy Plans in place on Civil Contingencies

Non-statistical indicator

We have identified the following laws, policies and strategy plans in place on civil contingencies that are relevant to this indicator -

Civil Contingencies Act 2004 – a framework for civil protection in the UK.

UK national guidance on risk assessment - How the level of risk posed to the UK is assessed nationally and locally, covering the National Risk Assessment and National Risk Register.

National Risk Register (NRR) - This document series brings together all issues of the National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies from 2008 to 2017.

GOV.UK - Emergency Planning - What the UK government is doing about emergency planning in England and non- devolved areas.

Preparing Scotland - Scottish Guidance on Resilience – the guidance is underpins the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.

Preparing for Emergencies - This guidance helps people, businesses and communities to identify and prepare for the hazards and threats that may disrupt their lives.

The UK’s knowledge platform for disaster risk reduction on PreventionWeb is also relevant to this indicator.

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

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