Civil Contingencies

Our civil contingencies unit provides emergency planning and business continuity support services for the council.

The unit has a rota of duty officers to respond to exceptional situations.

Download the Corporate Emergency Management Plan (pdf)

Download the Adverse Weather Plan (pdf)

Download the Eastman External 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. 

December 2017

Download Newport's Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment Report (pdf) and the Update to the Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment Report, December 2017 (pdf)

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.

You can view the Community Risk Register on the Gwent Prepared website

Get ready for winter

Advice from the Met Office on keeping warm and well during winter. 


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