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Category 1 responders

Category 1 responders are those organisations at the core of the response. Category 1 responders are subject to the full set of civil protection duties.

Emergency Services

NHS Bodies

Local Authorities


Category 2 responders

Category 2 responders are the "co-operating bodies" that are less likely to be involved in the core planning work but may be heavily involved in incidents.

Other supporting organisations


Health organisations

 NHS Choices
 Department of Health

Voluntary organisations

 British Red Cross
 Age Uk
 Salvation Army
 St John Ambulance
 Victim Support
 Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)
 CVS - Community Partnerships

Other responders

 Cumbria Community Foundation

Help yourself

 Cabinet Office - UK Resilience
Meeting the needs of those affected by an emergency
 British Red Cross - How to prepare for emergencies
The pages in this section provide information on the simple precautions that can be taken to prepare for a range of emergency situations, along with advice on how to cope when they do. 
 Disaster Action
They offer support and information for the bereaved and survivors of major disasters that occur in the UK and overseas

Help your business

 Cabinet Office - Business Continuity 
 Direct Gov
 Business Continuity Institute 
 Continuity Central
 Federation of Small Businesses
 Security Service MI5
 The Civil Contingencies Secretariat Business Continuity Toolkit

Help your community

 Preparing yourself - disaster readiness tips for people with disabilities

How we help you

 Cabinet Office - UK Resilience
 Cabinet Office - Emergency Response and Recovery Guidance
 Cabinet Office - Local Resilience Forums

Other useful websites

 Cabinet Office - Civil Contingencies - Useful Links
 BBC Connecting in a Crisis

Connecting in a Crisis' is an initiative by the BBC to help ensure that the public has the information it needs and demands during a civil emergency.