Zombie Outbreak

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Michael Hardcastle

Dear Dudley Council,

Given the potential of an Outbreak of apocalyptic levels which could result in A Catastrophic Zombie scenario, and that you as a front facing public service would be at risk. I wanted to know if you as an organisation had any Strategy or plan in place to prevent (or if unable to do so) at least contain the situation should it arise.

Yours faithfully,

Michael Hardcastle

Dudley Triggers, Dudley Council

Dear Michael Hardcastle,

Freedom Of Information Act 2000 - Information Request DMBCIR:15199
Description : Zombie Outbreak

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Michael Hardcastle
 
 
08/05/2017
 
Dear Michael Hardcastle,
 
Freedom Of Information Act 2000 - Information Request 15199
 
Your request for information received on 04/05/2017 has now been
considered and the information requested is enclosed.
 
Your request
 
Given the potential of an Outbreak of apocalyptic levels which could
result in A Catastrophic Zombie scenario, and that you as a front facing
public service would be at risk. I wanted to know if you as an
organisation had any Strategy or plan in place to prevent (or if unable to
do so) at least contain the situation should it arise.
 
Our response
Please find attached the Council’s generic emergency response plan and
Recovery Plan.
 
  
I have enclosed a link to Emergency Planning information on our Council
web-site.
[1]http://www.dudley.gov.uk/resident/your-c...

I have also enclosed a link below to Risk Assessment. Risk assessment is
the first step in the emergency planning and Business Continuity planning
process.
[2]http://www.dudley.gov.uk/resident/your-c...

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A Winch
Information Governance Officer
 
 
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