Maitland Local Emergency Management Plan (EMPLAN)

The Maitland Local EMPLAN details arrangements that prevent or mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies within the Local Government Area.  The arrangements in the plan apply to emergency operations conducted by the local emergency operations controller or the relevant combat agency.

The objectives of the Maitland EMPLAN are to detail responsibilities for prevention and mitigation strategies, detail roles and responsibilities in preparation for, response to and recovery from emergencies, set out the control, coordination and liaison arrangements at the local level, detail activation and alerting arrangements, detail arrangements for the acquisition and coordination of resources, detail public information arrangements and public education responsibilities and detail arrangements for the review, testing, evaluation and maintenance of the plan.