The training and resource hub for community resilience groups in England
Communities Prepared equips community volunteer groups across the country with the knowledge, skills and confidence to prepare for, respond to, and recover from flooding, snow, storms, public health and other emergencies.
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Chew Magna Flood Wardens
Chew Magna was one of the first villages to benefit from support and volunteer training from the pilot phase of Communities Prepared. 3 years on, we chat to Lynne Easton, Parish Councillor and Flood Warden Coordinator, to hear how the flood volunteer group has been getting on.
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Takeaways from the Thames Valley LRF Community Resilience Conference
Jane Burt, Senior Project Officer for Communities Prepared, details her experience attending and taking part in the recent Thames Valley LRF Community Resilience conference, and the meaningful knowledge to be drawn from this.
Community resilience is vital for future heatwaves
Why does community resilience matter in a heatwave? Nick Drew, senior project officer on Communities Prepared, explains.
Could you be our next programme evaluator?
To tie in with the start of our final round of National Lottery Reaching Communities England funding, we are on the look out for an experienced programme evaluator to come on board until May 2024.
Stress awareness in incident management training
In this blog, Evie Whatling from JBA Consulting explores their recent work with the Environment Agency’s Wessex Area Incident team, to incorporate stress management into incident management training and exercising.