Flood Volunteer Part 2

Introduction

This training module focuses on flood risk awareness, covering the important topic of safety around flood water and how to keep yourself and those around you from coming to any harm. It notes dangers to be aware of and simple tips to be aware of when working near flood water.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module you will have:

  • Information that will help you to carry out your role as a community volunteer in a safe and responsible way.
  • An awareness and understanding of potential risks both to yourself and others before, during and after a flood event.
  • Guidance on how to minimise exposure to those risks.
  • A knowledge of how you can be better prepared to provide support and guidance to your community when needed without compromising your well-being or that of others.

This course is recommended for all CEV groups, whether just starting out or seeking to refresh their knowledge.

This module can be delivered as an interactive webinar, tailored to your community or region and in partnership with local agencies. To find out more, please contact the Communities Prepared team.

Once you have completed this training check out our full list of available modules here, which cover other topics such as snow and public health emergencies. And then why not use our online refresher training course in a few months’ time to keep your knowledge up to date?

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