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Old 30-01-2010
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A few to start with, that we may well come across

AAVAG - Avon Area Voluntary Agencies Group

BRC - British Red Cross

CBRN - Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear

CCA - Civil Contingencies Act 2004

CCU - Civil Contingencies Unit (see EPO)

COBR(a) Cabinet Office Briefing Room -- Although pronounced Cobra it is only COBR

EA - Environment Agency

EEAST - East of England Ambulance Service Trust

ECFRS - Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

EH - Environmental Health

EPO - Emergency Planning Office®/s

EPU - Emergency Planning Unit#

GWAS - Great Western Ambulance Service

HART - Hazardous Area Response Team

HCPU - High Capacity Pumping Unit

HFRS - Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

IRU - Incident Response Unit

LAs - Local Authority

LRF - Local Resilience Forum

MIAT - Multi-agency Initial Assessment Team

MRT - Mountain Rescue Team

NHS - National Health Service (I hope you knew that one)

PCT - Primary Care Trust

RRF - Regional Resilience Forum

SAR - Search And Rescue

SMICG - Somerset Major Incident Coordinating Group

SEVAG - Somerset Emergency Voluntary Agencies Group

SWAS - South Western Ambulance Service

USAR - Urban Search And Rescue

VASEC - Voluntary Aid Societies Emergency Committee (Wiltshire)

WGC - Welwyn Garden City

This is only a small number of those which we come across regularly. Full members can click here for a more comprehensive list
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Important Info .......Definitely!
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In the Members area there is a more comprehensive version

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