If you are thinking of creating a community emergency plan, then the following documents can help you out.
The Guide to Emergency Planning for Community Groups is available to download as a pdf which, along with detailed guidance on how to start and develop your plan, has some helpful examples of good practice.
Guide to Emergency Planning for Community Groups
Create your own Community Plan straight away by simply downloading the Community Emergency Plan template.
Community Emergency Plan Template
You can also create an emergency plan for your house by downloading the Household Emergency Plan template.
Household Emergency Plan Template
The following two leaflets could help you spread the Community Emergency Planning message in your community - through mail drops or to hand out at meetings and events.
If your group collects information about people in your community, you need to
follow straightforward data protection rules. This two-page guide tells you how to this.
Data Protection Guide for Community Resilience Groups
You should check that your community group has the insurance cover it needs to do the things it wants to do with confidence. The following leaflet provides guidance on this.
Insurance for Community Resilience Groups
Health and safety doesn't need to be complicated, and won't stop your group getting involved.
Health and Safety for Community Resilience Groups
The Scottish Government is open to feedback on the guidance on this page and will update it periodically. If you have any comments or suggestions on how we could improve the Guide, please let us know.