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Emergency Exercises

Organisations may have preparedness and contingency plans for emergencies, however it is only when these plans are put to a test through drills and exercises can managers determine gaps and areas that need strengthening. Emergency exercises are one of the best ways to test emergency plans.

Integrated Exercise Program

The State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) informs strategic direction of Emergency Management (EM) Exercising in NSW. As part of the committee’s role, the Integrated Exercise Program has been developed for state, regional and local organisations and agencies with emergency management responsibilities.

The intent of the Integrated Exercise Program is to enhance EM and search and rescue capability and interoperability across NSW. Exercising is integral to capability development and the preparation of personnel to carry out their functions during emergency events. 

The Office of Emergency Management supports the Integrated Exercise Program by:

For further information contact the Training team.