National Risk Register

In 2008 Government published, for the first time, a National Risk Register. This was the first step in providing advice on how people and businesses can better prepare for civil emergencies.

The January 2012 update to this document; the National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies – January 2012 edition updates the public on the Government’s current assessment of the likelihood and potential impact of a range of different civil emergency risks ( including naturally and accidently occurring hazards and malicious threats) that may directly affect the UK. It also provides information on how the UK and emergency services prepare for these emergencies.

To find out more, please visit the GOV.UK website.