Civil Contingencies

The council's Civil Contingencies unit provides emergency planning and business continuity support services for Newport City Council and maintains a duty officer system throughout the year to respond to exceptional situations.

Download the Corporate Emergency Management Plan (pdf)

Download the Adverse Weather Plan (pdf)

Download the Solutia Off Site Emergency Plan (pdf)


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. 

Check current flood warnings from Natural Resources Wales

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.