Civil Contingencies

The council's Civil Contingencies unit provides 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 exceptional situations.

Download the Corporate Emergency Management Plan

Download the Adverse Weather Plan 

Download the Solutia Off Site Emergency Plan 


Find out if you are at risk of flooding and how to prepare in advance on the Natural Resources Wales website.

Residents and businesses can register with Natural Resources Wales to receive free flood warnings. 

Natural Resources Wales also publishes details of current flood warnings in force. 

Download the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy (pdf)

See also the Roads Maintenance – Flooding page. 

Community Risk Register

The Community Risk Register gives an agreed position on the risks likely to affect a local area and on the planning and resourcing required to prepare for those risks.

Read more on the Gwent Local Resilience Forum website.


Email or contact Newport City Council and ask for the civil contingencies unit.