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Welland and Oadby and Wigston (WOW)
Emergency Planning Partnership
Any event or circumstance that happens with or without warning and causes or threatens:
resources and equipment
Construction Equipment & Plant
Education and Leisure
Emergency Lighting and Power
Emergency Fencing and Security
Expenditure Approval/Financial Records
Forward Planning/Strategic issues/Recovery
Highways Department – Clearance/Repair/Traffic Routing
Incident Control, Co-ordination & Communications
Press and Media Liaison
Registration of evacuees
Rest Centre Management
Survivor Reception Centres
Welfare/Social Services DepartmentPossible responsibilities
Site Plans such as COMAH
4. Authorise expenditure and record all decision-making.
5. Conduct forward planning to identify risks and facilitate recovery. Ensure long-term resourcing and expertise.
Crisis Management Group
“If you want to look spontaneous make sure it’s well planned”
Emergency response - a draw on resources.
Attendance at co-ordinating meetings
(internal & external).
Business Continuity aspects
Communication issues (public and media)
Rebuilding the community
Managing the financial implications
Plume monitoring from pyres
Burial sites - Animals classed as
agricultural waste need to be
Non-collection of refuse as lorries not permitted to leave public highways in rural areasFoot and Mouth
from Bellwin Fund
“5 minutes before the
party is not the time to
learn how to dance.”