How we are planning for emergencies

While the immediate response to a major incident is carried out by the emergency and health services, local authorities provide a major support role. This is especially true when it comes to supporting the community and helping to restore normality.

Who deals with emergencies

Our role and working with local and national organisations.

Emergency plans

Plans for use in an emergency in East Sussex, including flu pandemics, animal diseases and floods.

Emergency planning training and exercises

Training courses and exercises are held to make sure that local authority staff and members of voluntary agencies are fully prepared for an emergency.