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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Online volunteer engagement: through COVID-19 and beyond
Lowdham Flood Action Group (FLAG) share their experiences of communicating as a group, and with the community through COVID-19, while offering some of their key online volunteer engagement tips.
Somerset celebrates emergency volunteers
Following on from Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), registration has opened for the 4th annual Somerset Resilience event, with residents invited to sign up to a month of free, interactive online training with emergency incident responders and volunteer organisations.