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.


Take a look at some of the online tools and resources you’ll be able to access and download as a Communities Prepared member.
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Find a member

Interested in finding out more about community resilience activities in your local area? Search for local volunteer opportunities with our interactive map here.
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Latest events

We’re running a number of community volunteer events across the country, as well as participating in events run by partner organisations. Take a look here to see what’s happening in your area.
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Are you a coordinator?

Click on the ‘Register’ button at the top of the page to become a member, or follow the link below to find out how we can support your community volunteer group’s activities and the resilience of your local community.
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Like to volunteer?

Find out more about how we can help you support the resilience of your community by clicking on the link below, and find a local group via the map link above.
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Become a partner

We’re working with a range of organisations championing community resilience at the national, regional and local level and are always keen to discuss new partnerships. Click here for more information.
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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.

Met Office warnings

11:53am Friday 23 October 2020
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Community Mobilisation

Senior Policy Researcher, Luca Tiratelli discusses NLGN’s latest report on Community Mobilisation and what this looks like in practice.

Flood Warnings for England

11:53am Friday 23 October 2020

Data provided by the Environment Agency

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