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Civil Contingencies

Image of flooding in the fields at Glasllwch

The Civil Contingencies Unit provides the emergency planning and business continuity support services for Newport City Council and maintains a 24 hour, 365 days a year duty officer system to respond to situations which exceed the ability of the council’s day to day operational systems.

Newport Civil Contingencies Unit actively supports the emergency services and works closely with neighbouring local authorities

The Unit actively supports the emergency services and works closely with neighbouring local authorities and other organisations to ensure co-ordinated planning and response to potential major emergencies.

The Unit also produces plans and provides staff training and exercising to test these.

Plans

Flooding

Read general flooding information on the Environment Agency website.

Residents and businesses can register to receive free flood warnings (opens new website)

The Environment Agency also publishes details of current flood warnings (opens new website)

Flood Awareness Wales

Flood Awareness Wales (opens new website) promotes flood awareness to priority communities across Wales.

Flooding on roads

See the Roads Maintenance – Flooding page for further advice and information.

Civil Contingencies Unit

Newport City Council
Civic Centre
Newport
South Wales
NP20 4UR
Telephone: (01633) 656656

Email: civil.contingencies@newport.gov.uk

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