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Waverley Borough Council

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… avoid the worst impacts. The council will prepare for extreme weather events including: increased temperatures with risks to health from heat waves, increased risk of wild fires, greater pressure on water resources, surface water and fluvial flooding and damage to existing natural habitats. Many of the council’s services are likely to be impacted by the predicted increase…

… in magnitude of weather events and the council will now begin planning how to 8 incorporate resilience building to maintain future service provision. By future proofing our services the council will aim to avoid increasing common costs in relation to extreme weather events such as service downtime or damage to physical resources. Objectives The council as a consumer of resources…

… the progress and identify new and emerging priorities. Results will be published on the council’s website. 11 Year on Year Targets Carbon reduction will be reviewed annually to monitor progress against the net zero carbon target by 2030. Climate Resilience Climate Change is likely to lead to an increase in extreme weather patterns. Winters are expected to be wetter with high…

… and engage in emergency planning and resilience building as per its statutory duty. By working with the Surrey Local Resilience Forum, Waverley will have access to all stakeholders working to build resilience to extreme weather events. 13 A more resilient Council: Waverley acknowledges that larger magnitude weather events will cause disruption at a higher level then seen before…

…, resulting in a need for assurance that the council can continue to function during such periods. In order to adapt to increased weather events in both frequency and magnitude Waverley must ensure its business continuity practices adapt to increase its ability to cope with downtime. Through the creation of a business continuity, management system Waverley is able to calculate the minimum level…

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