Institute of Civil Protection and
Emergency Management
Uniting Academics with Professionals to
Promote Excellence in Civil Protection


gds-logoThe Government Decontamination Service (GDS) increases the UK’s capacity to resist and recover from deliberate and accidental releases of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) materials, and from major accidental releases of hazardous materials (HAZMAT).

We do this by providing advice, guidance, management support and contractual arrangements to support those who will be responsible for decontamination

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