National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order 2005

  • revoked
  • National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order 2005: revoked, on 1 December 2015, by clause 5 of the National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order 2015 (LI 2015/140).
13 Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM)

(1)

MCDEM is the agency in central government that co-ordinates the civil defence emergency management necessary during states of national emergency or civil defence emergencies of national significance.

(2)

At the operational level for civil defence emergency management events, MCDEM—

(a)

monitors and assesses the impact at the site of the event; and

(b)

provides operational support for civil defence emergency management activities at the local level; and

(c)

co-ordinates the operational response of government and national resources during states of national emergency or civil defence emergencies of national significance.

(3)

When DESC is activated for civil defence emergency management events, MCDEM, as lead agency, provides advice to, and takes strategic direction from, ODESC.

(4)

In fulfilling these functions, MCDEM will—

(a)

use NCMC facilities and establish linkages with relevant CDEM Groups and agencies; and

(b)

co-ordinate clusters of agencies engaged in common areas of civil defence emergency management activity; and

(c)

provide national co-ordination for recovery activities.