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About our emergency planning team

We aim to ensure that the local authority can keep the people in the area safe during times of crisis.

We work with emergency services and other organisations in Neath Port Talbot to:

  • assess and plan for local risks
  • liaise with other responding organisations
  • exercise and train
  • warn and inform the public (including providing business continuity advice)
  • respond to incidents

South Wales Local Resilience forums

Neath Port Talbot Council is part of the South Wales Local Resilience Forum (SWLRF). The forum includes:

  • Local Authorities
  • emergency services
  • other responders

The Forum helps to coordinate the emergency arrangements within the South Wales area. 


We have a legal duty to work with partners to establish and test procedures in case of emergencies.

Below are the four specific statutory regulations describing the duties we have to follow: