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June 22, 2020

Strategic Action - Ensure that incident commanders are familiar with the responsibilities of other agencies, Category ...


May 09, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation: Flooding


May 08, 2019

Control measure - Liaise with local emergency planning groups


November 16, 2018

Control measure - Warn, inform and advise people: Flooding

Control measure renamed to reflect change to name of parent control measure


July 04, 2018

Hazard - Insufficient preparation for flooding

'semi-permeable' amended to 'semipermeable'

Control measure - Prepare for flooding

Hyphens removed from 'ad-hoc' and 'pre-emptive'

Control measure - Clearly defined area of operations: Flooding

Hyphens removed from 'sub-divided' and 'sub-divide'


May 23, 2018

Control measure - Plan reception centres

Training specification link established

Control measure - Plan reception centres


April 30, 2018

Control measure - Plan reception centres

Word victim removed and replaced with others involved to match style guide


April 23, 2018

Strategic Action - Develop business continuity plans for flooding in their area

Minor amendment - space removed


April 03, 2018

Hazard - Insufficient preparation for flooding


March 29, 2018

Strategic Action - Consider pre-mobilisation of resources that may be affected by flooding

Strategic Action - Consult and liaise with site owners or controllers (particularly specific risks including the Environmental ...

Strategic Action - Identify areas vulnerable to flooding and develop risk management plans and processes

Strategic Action - Establish mechanisms to receive and communicate flood warnings

Tactical Action - Identify and update safe routes and holding areas as the incident develops

Control measure - Prepare for flooding

Strategic Action - Liaise with local authorities and emergency planning groups to develop contingency plans

Tactical Action - Implement flood plans based on available intelligence

Control measure - Warn, inform, instruct and update people: Flooding

Strategic Action - Develop information sharing policies to allow identification of vulnerable groups or individuals

Tactical Action - Consider establishing pre-designated strategic holding areas and forward control points

Strategic Action - Develop procedures to support action on receipt of a severe weather warning

Hazard - Insufficient preparation for flooding

Strategic Action - Work with emergency services and other agencies to co-ordinate flooding responses

Strategic Action - Develop business continuity plans for flooding in their area 

Tactical Action - Establish casualty details (name, age, sex, size, clothing, state of mind, swimmer, floating, sub-surface)

Tactical Action - Identify the casualty's level of consciousness and offer reassurance where possible

Control measure - Co-ordinated search plan: Flooding

Tactical Action - Establish communications with police search advisors (PolSA) and other agencies

Strategic Action - Maintain information regarding local volunteer and charitable groups

Tactical Action - Work with emergency services and multi-agency responders to co-ordinate search response

Strategic Action - Train and participate in exercises with anticipated multi-agency partners

Strategic Action - Have procedures for multi-agency co-operation at incidents involving rescue from water

Tactical Action - Co-locate, communicate and co-ordinate water searches with multi-agency partners

Tactical Action - Implement a co-ordinated search plan, define parameters and sub-divide the area where necessary

Control measure - Clearly defined area of operations: Flooding

Strategic Action - Liaise with local authorities or emergency planning groups to develop multi-agency arrangements for search procedures

Strategic Action - Ensure incident commanders understand the principles of search co-ordination

Control measure - Multi-agency working: Water rescue and flooding


December 12, 2017

Strategic Action - Liaise with animal charities and/or other animal associations in conjunction with the local resilience ...

RSPCA changed to Animal charity as approved by OGG

Control measure - Use search and rescue cell search planning considerations

Control measure - Develop rescue planning strategies

Local resilience forum changed to statutory resilience forum as agreed by OGG

Control measure - Plan for resilience and identification of hazards

Local resilience forum changed to statutory resilience forum as agreed by OGG


November 15, 2017

Control measure - Consult and liaise with National Resilience Fire Control

Reference to Fire and Rescue Service National Co-Ordination Centre replaced by National Resilience Fire Control


October 16, 2017

Control measure - ARCHIVED Use safe working practices to deal with pets and animals

Archived and excluded from search


September 12, 2017

Hazard - Flood water

Removed control measure 'Use safe working practices to deal with pets and animals' to be replaced with the Hazard 'Animals' from Operations


September 08, 2017

Hazard - Flood water