Public Safety & Island Security

Emergency Planning

Resilience and Emergency Planning sits in the Directorate of Emergency Services and Island Security in the Falkland Islands Government.

The subject matter expert is the Emergency Planning Manager and they have responsibility for

  • Helping to assess the risks facing people who live in the Falkland Islands
  • Writing and maintaining the government’s Major Incident Plan. The MIP is a general plan that covers many different types of emergencies
  • Developing plans for specific emergencies e.g. responding to infectious diseases or helping lots of people who are injured
  • Helping other government departments write their own Continuity Plans
  • Providing training for people who have a role during a major incident
  • Writing exercises to test how everyone comes together during a response and
  • Supporting senior decision makers during emergencies