Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council Emergency Plans

The Borough Council have an emergency plan that allows for the deployment of services during any major incident or event. They are available 24 hours a day to ensure that Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is prepared to respond to any civil emergency and support the community. Emergency plans often respond to a wide range of major incident scenarios.

The Council's response to any emergency includes some of the following which could be dealt with alone or in partnership with other Authorities and agencies

Immediate Temporary Shelter
Temporary accommodation for evacuees
Emotional support for victims, family and friends
Information and Media Support
Help lines for affected persons and businesses
Interpreting Services
Emergency Mortuaries

Road Closures and Diversions
Plant, machinery and equipment
Building safety inspections
Clearance of debris
Provision of emergency lighting etc

These are just a few of the issues that are covered by emergency planning.

Contact Information

For further information please contact the Civil Contingencies Team:
Address: Central Depot,Barleyfield Industrial Estate,Nantyglo, Gwent. NP23 4YF