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October 08, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor change - bullet indentation amended. Approved by M Hodges.


July 05, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor change -double space removed. Approved by M Hodges.


July 01, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor change - SGC changed to SCG. Approved by M Hodges.


April 26, 2019

Strategic Action - Consider liaising with partner agencies who have air monitoring capabilities, public communication ...

Minor amendment - Human health changed to public health

Tactical Action - Review the use and effectiveness of evacuation, shelter in place or 'stay put' plans throughout the incident, to ensure they remain valid

No Change - internal naming change in database no alteration to content appearing on site


February 05, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor amendment. Approved by M Hodges.


January 31, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Training specification link updated to reflect intended TS link. Evacuation Wildfire removed, Evacuation and shelter - OPS added


January 16, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor amendment Bullet points amended to improve presentation

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor amendment Bullet points amended to improve presentation


October 05, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Changes to content made following the database assurance review. All changes approved by CPO board 06/18. Assurance work completed by J Guthrie and M Hodges.


August 25, 2018

Tactical Action - Consider the impact of the incident on the local community and consider a shelter in place strategy

Tactical Action - Ascertain the likely impact of people on emergency responders 

Tactical Action - Make contact with the relevant authorities for advice on evacuation arrangements and progress 

Tactical Action - When evacuation is necessary, identify the number of people affected and develop a plan 

Tactical Action - Review the use and effectiveness of evacuation, shelter in place or 'stay put' plans throughout the incident, to ensure they remain valid

Tactical Action - Assess the suitability of the location for people to shelter in place


August 24, 2018

Tactical Action - Ascertain the availability of pre-arranged evacuation strategies and policies

Tactical Action - Identify the most appropriate evacuation plan and record rationale for decision

Tactical Action - Establish communication arrangements to allow information to be gathered from and passed to fire control rooms 

Tactical Action - Determine whether people should be advised to evacuate, shelter in place or 'stay put'

Strategic Action - Develop and test emergency plans and support arrangements for  evacuating large numbers of ...

Strategic Action - Ensure that personnel have access to pre-determined evacuation plans for buildings or locations that have them

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Changes to content made following the database assurance review. All changes approved by CPO board 06/18. Assurance work completed by J Guthrie and M Hodges.

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Changes to content made following the database assurance review. All changes approved by CPO board 06/18. Assurance work completed by J Guthrie and M Hodges.


July 06, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Link to Annex B added


June 20, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Hyphen removed from 'over-riding'


May 23, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Training specification link established

Control measure - Evacuation


April 02, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18


March 31, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18


March 20, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation


March 19, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation


February 28, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action amended as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action amended as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Control measure - Evacuation

Tactical Action amended as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18


February 27, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Typo amended - Response missing from Initial Operational Response


February 21, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Typo amended - Response missing from Initial Operational Response


November 13, 2017

Control measure - Evacuation

Typo amended - Response missing from Initial Operational Response

Control measure - Evacuation

Reference to Annex B removed following feedback. Not open source material


October 03, 2017

Tactical Action - Make contact with the relevant authorities for advice on evacuation arrangements and progress

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 27-02-17

Tactical Action - Ascertain the likely numbers of people affected and the impact on responders accessing the scene

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 27-02-17


October 02, 2017

Tactical Action - Consider evacuating people affected by the incident to a relative place of safety

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 27-02-17