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Welcome! Here you’ll find our latest community engagement news, training and volunteering highlights plus guest blogs covering a range of community resilience and emergency planning topics. From academic research to Q&As with volunteers, we are always looking to share knowledge and expertise. If you have a guest blog you’d like to submit, get in touch! Email communitiesprepared@groundwork.org.uk to find out more.

WeatherReady Winter Campaign 2019

The Met Office launches its WeatherReady Winter Campaign for 2019 to help people prepare for and cope with severe weather.

“What the Flood”

The Environment Agency launches its winter Flood Action Campaign which focuses on winter preparation and helping people know what action to take in a flood.

Met Office warnings

06:05am Wednesday 08 December 2021

Three reasons why our response to climate change needs to be local

New Local are currently running a research project exploring the potential of local and community led climate action on climate change – and they have identified three key characteristics of local action that make it an invaluable part of the overall climate policy picture.

With less than 3 weeks to go we take a look at this year’s Flood Expo!

The agenda is live and the countdown is on for the 2021 edition of The Flood Expo! You can start planning your day and prepare for the UK’s largest exhibition designed for individuals, businesses and local authorities to discover the latest products and strategies within the flood sector. Taking place on 22-23 September at the NEC, Birmingham, it’s time to […]

Online volunteer engagement: through COVID-19 and beyond

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.

Somerset celebrates emergency volunteers

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.

Flood Warnings for England

06:05am Wednesday 08 December 2021

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