The council recognises the need for planning and cooperation to ensure a prompt and effective response to incidents. To this end the council works with partner agencies eg Police, Fire, Ambulance, Health, Environment Agency, utility companies and voluntary agencies.
Under the Civil Contingencies Act the council has the following duties:-
The Council's emergency plans set out the policies, procedures and information required to respond promptly and efficiently to an emergency to minimise potential distress and disruption.
For further information on civil contingencies please go to www.staffordshireprepared.gov.uk
For further information on the council's emergency planning, please see the contact details above.