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Guidance on contingency planning

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This guidance aims to assist Member States reception authorities in their preparedness and ability to cope with situations of mass influx or unexpected events. It provides guidance on contingency planning to facilitate early action, manage future uncertainty and help anticipate and solve problems related to potentially high-influx situations. The guidance is structured in 13 sections, with checklists and following an integral approach to contingency planning. These sections include: management and decision-making; information management; external coordination; budget management and financial resources; housing capacity; resource management; human resources; minimum standards relating to reception conditions; security/safety and prevention.

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