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Are you looking for more reasons to join our nationwide volunteer network? Here you can find out how Communities Prepared can support you to grow the resilience of your community. Through training and tailored support, we equip Community Emergency Volunteer (CEV) and Flood Warden groups nationwide with the knowledge and confidence to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a range of emergencies, from flooding and severe weather incidents to pandemics. Click on the icons below to read about the benefits of joining, find a local group, hear about the experiences of communities we’ve been working with so far and take a quick quiz to see how much you already know. 

Whether you’re the coordinator of an existing community group, an active volunteer, an interested member of the community or a member of an organisation working in the resilience sector, Communities Prepared can support you to ensure that your local community is more confident and able to manage the emergencies that it faces.

Join Communities Prepared and discover a nationwide team of like-minded individuals passionate about supporting their local communities. Find out more about us here.

Benefits of joining

What will you get out of becoming a member and what are the different ways Communities Prepared can support you?

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We provide a wide range of free training resources to support community volunteers and resilience professionals. Take a look at what you’ll be able to access and download as a Communities Prepared member.

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Community stories

Find out about some community groups we’ve been working with and the steps they’ve been taking to grow resilience and improve volunteer opportunities in their local area.

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We answer some key questions about Communities Prepared, community resilience and this online hub to help you learn more about the support available.

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Map of members

Are you interested in finding out more about community resilience activities and volunteer opportunities in your local area? Search for your local group or partner member on our interactive map here.

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Test your knowledge

Take our quiz to see how much you already know about community resilience and disaster relief, and how we can help you develop your knowledge further.

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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 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 and local level and are always keen to discuss new partnerships. Click here for more information.

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