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.
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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.
Findings come from The National Lottery Community Fund’s Community Research Index suggests that the pandemic could be a step-change moment for the South West, leading people to make lasting changes to how they live their lives and the connections they build with friends, family and the wider community.
Melvin Hartley, Resilience manager and Churchill fellow, discusses his latest research project into spontaneous volunteer groups in the UK.
Emily Howes and Lauren Davidson, Project Officers for Yorkshire Flood Resilience, discuss the important PFR awareness work being done as part of the Pathfinder.
This guide has been designed to support community volunteers and partners in using Zoom to participate in Communities Prepared webinars.
This year, the Environment Agency’s annual Flood Action Campaign is targeting people who live in areas at high risk of flooding but have not yet experienced flooding to their home.
Senior Policy Researcher, Luca Tiratelli discusses NLGN’s latest report on Community Mobilisation and what this looks like in practice.
In this volunteer Q&A, John Roe discusses how he and his volunteer team put into action their Emergency Response Plan in response to COVID-19.