Rescue and emergency management

Agreements and arrangements between the different agencies involved in emergency management are documented in plans.

Emergency management plans

State Emergency Management Plan (EMPLAN)

How we coordinate and approach emergency management in NSW

Regional emergency management plans

How we manage emergencies by region

State sub plans

How we manage a specific hazard or event type

State supporting plans

How an agency of functional area delivers support

Emergency management policy

How we implement the emergency management arrangements in NSW

These plans:

  • clarify roles and responsibilities across all command, control and coordination functions
  • emphasise risk management in prevention, preparation, response and recovery phases of an emergency
  • maximise community engagement in the development and exercise of plans.

Rescue Policy

State Rescue Policy

How we maintain effective and efficient rescue services throughout NSW

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