Toggle menu

Website Feedback

Please tell us what you think about our site. We use feedback to help us improve our website.

Our role in emergencies

We are the same as any other local authority and have a statutory responsibility to respond to a major emergency. These responsibilities are shared between the other members of the Lancashire Resilience Forum, the main roles are:

  • support the emergency services
  • assistance to people in distress
  • co-ordination of activities of the various elements local authorities and other agencies
  • consultation with the police, release of information to the media and advice to the public
  • maintenance and restoration of local authority services

In order to carry out this role it is necessary for us to have a prepared emergency plan.

Share this page

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email