We're developing a new National Disaster Resilience Strategy in collaboration with local and central government and key partners and stakeholders. This will replace the National Civil Defence Emergency Management Strategy.
Legislation, guidelines and other information related to the CDEM framework
Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) is an international, non-proprietary digital message format for exchanging all-hazard emergency alerts.
Application information and previous recipients
Nationally agreed, consistent messages for all civil defence organisations and emergency services to use.
Civil defence public education resources
Information and tools to support the enhanced performance and capability of the CDEM sector.
Monitoring and evaluation resources and background information
National Exercise Programme calendar and resources
Arrangements and resources for welfare in an emergency
Information and resources for lifeline utilities.
CDEM research programmes, projects and resources
Information and resources for Response Teams
Background on the CDEM Awards and the nomination process plus links to information about previous and current winners.
Emergencies affect individuals, communities, regions and nations depending on the scale and seriousness. How well we recover from events will depend on how well we have prepared to recover.