Council shares experience of planning for the worst
A group of delegates from China have been to share knowledge and ideas about preparing for the worst.
St Helens Council welcomed the delegates, who are emergency planning leads from the government in the Jiangsu Province of China after hearing the council’s Risk and Resilience Manager, Vicky Finch speak at a London resilience conference.
They came to St Helens to learn how the council prepares for and would respond to a range of emergency scenarios, including fires, flooding, and acts of terrorism, in partnership with emergency services.
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