DEFRA: Flooding and coastal change – Guidance for practitioners: updated information for flood risk management authorities and others involved in managing flood and coastal erosion risks. There is also new guidance on Flood risk and land drainage byelaws, which explains how local councils and internal drainage boards can make byelaws to prevent an increase in flood risk or to manage land drainage. (27 May 2016)

LGA: A councillor's guide to civil emergencies: details councils' legal obligations and their role in civil resilience, as well as the role of councillors in preparing for, responding to and recovering from a civil emergency. It includes case study examples. (25 May 2016)