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Are you looking for more reasons to join our nationwide volunteer network? Here you can find out about how Communities Prepared can support you to grow the resilience of your community. We train and inform volunteer organisations to prepare them for emergencies such as floods, snow, other severe weather, utility failures and civil emergencies such as the recent pandemic response. 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 prepare for, respond to, and recover from, a range of emergencies that it may face. 

Join Communities Prepared and discover a nationwide team of like-minded individuals passionate about protecting their local communities. With volunteer training courses, guidance on how to prepare for natural emergencies as well as man-made or civil emergencies, Communities Prepared will ensure that your team is ready for whatever life throws at them.

Benefits of joining

What will you get out of becoming a member and what are the different ways Communities Prepared can support you? We explain here in our guide for volunteer organisations and leaders.
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We provide a wide range of free resources providing guidance and help for voluntary organisations. Take a look at some of the tools and resources 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 for your volunteer program.
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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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