Introduction.(fire and rescue service)(urban search and rescue)

The following exclusive report into the Government's New Dimension programme details the UK's preparedness and resilience in the event of a major catastrophic terrorist attack.

We detail the direction Urban Search and Rescue is taking and the possible deployment of Disaster Assistance Response Teams: we answer some of your questions on the Firelink project as well as providing information on me continuity and resilience until it is operational; we provide an update on regional implementation--the equipment and training being rolled out; and describe the major exercises being undertaken and the lessons learned from them.

None of this is top secret, nor should it be. …

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