Welcome to the Gwent Local Resilience Forum Web Site

Chief Constable Carmel Napier (LRF Chair)
Chief Constable Carmel Napier (LRF Chair)

Established in October 2004 as a requirement of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004, the Gwent Local Resilience Forum (LRF) sits at the head of Gwent’s local civil protection arrangements.

Our overall purpose is to ensure that there is an appropriate level of preparedness to enable an effective multi-agency response to emergencies that may have a significant impact on the communities of Gwent.

On this website you will find information on the membership and structure of the Gwent LRF and the work we undertake, including the Gwent LRF Community Risk Register.

General advice for residents, business and visitors is also available through links to our partner’s websites.

Since 1st April 2011 Chief Constable, Carmel Napier has been the Chair of the LRF having been elected to this post at an LRF Executive meeting prior to the retirement of the previous Chair.