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Inter-Agency Emergency Management Office Region South

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      AGENCIES WORKING TOGETHER

The Inter-Agency Emergency Management Office (IAEMO) Major Emergency Management (MEM) Region South, is comprised of five key agencies:

The Inter-Agency Office is located in the (previous) Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, Western Road, Cork T12 WP62, Ireland.   Tel N°: 021/492 1621 & 021/492 1690

  Duties of the Inter-Agency Emergency Management Office:

  • To Provide support on a full time basis to the participating agencies in the consideration and implementation of their responsibilities in planning and preparing for their response to Major Emergencies in the Cork & Kerry Area.
  • Chair the SEVESO/COMAH group and report to the Regional Working Group, (RWG). Undertake work on behalf of the RWG and other subgroups in relation to Major Emergency Management.
  • Undertake work on behalf of the Regional Steering Group, (RSG).
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of mandatory External Emergency Plans (EEPs) for SEVESO/COMAH sites.
  • This preparation to include pre test planning, public consultation, testing and reviewing the 15 Upper Tier SEVESO sites in the MEM Region South.
  • Review and issue the completed Major Emergency Plans to nominated individuals within the Principle Response Agencies, (PRAs).
  • Co-ordinate and develop liaison between the participating agencies and the voluntary agencies.

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