Home Defence and Emergency Services Division

Home Defence and Emergency Services Division

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. From 1935 to 1971 civil defence in the United Kingdom was the responsibility of the Civil Defence Department. On the run-down of civil defence in 1971 the department was replaced by the Home Defence and Emergency Services Division of the Home Office. It was later renamed the Emergency Planning Division. The head of the division was an Assistant Secretary. Civil defense, civil defence or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state from military attack. It uses the principles of emergency operations: prevention, mitigation, preparation, response, or emergency evacuation, and recovery. Programmes of this sort were initially discussed at least as early as the 1920s and were implemented in many countries, but only became widespread in the USA after the threat of nuclear weapons was realized.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135896342
  • 9786135896343