Relevant UK policies - Civil Contingencies

Non-statistical indicator

We have identified the following policies relevant to this indicator…

The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA) - Requires Local Authorities (as defined Category 1 responders) to assess civil contingencies risks and communicate them to the public.

Emergency Preparedness - Chapter 4 Local responder risk assessment duty (PDF 1.27 MB) - Guidance and further detail for Local Authorities fulfilling their statutory duties through completing Community Risk Registers.

Community resilience framework for practitioners - This guidance helps emergency planners ensure communities are central to emergency planning, response and recovery.

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

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Relevant UK policies - Civil Contingencies

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Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 08 October 2021
Metadata last updated 08 October 2021

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Indicator name

Proportion of local governments that adopt and implement local disaster risk reduction strategies in line with national disaster risk reduction strategies

Target name

By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

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