Member: Richard Hood

Richard Hood
Richard Hood

Richard Hood is the Strategy lead for Disaster Risk Reduction, Emergency Management and Resilience at Communities Prepared. With a background in flood resilience and management, water rescue operations, incident management and operational procedures. Having worked with the Environment Agency, advised Fire & Rescue services and Local Authorities during operations and has extensive experience working with flood-hit communities and individuals, before during and following flooding.

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Posts by Richard Hood

Is Flooding in Summer a Risk in the UK?

Flooding is a significant and growing risk in the UK, even during the summer months. While traditionally associated with winter storms, summer flooding presents unique challenges due to climatic, geographic, and human factors. Understanding these factors can help us better prepare for and mitigate the impacts of summer floods. Causes of Summer Flooding How to […]

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