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Preparing Scotland: Scottish Guidance on Resilience

Preparing Scotland: Scottish Guidance on Resilience

Friday, March 16, 2012

ISBN: 9781780454818

"Core" guidance on resilience, covering resilience philosophy, principles, structures and regulatory duties

Executive Summary

Refreshed Preparing Scotland core resilience guidance, setting out how we "do" resilience in Scotland. Clarifies definition of resilience and covers doctrine, principles, integrated emergency management, structures, role of Scottish Government and (UK) emergency powers. Provides good practice guide around regulatory duties under the Civil Contingencies Act. This guidance establishes a "hub and spokes" model for the Preparing Scotland suite of guidance, this core being the "hub"; the "spokes" being the detailed guidance on specific resilience matters such as Mass Fatalities, Business Continuity etc.