Community Resilience Day: Thursday 25 October 2018

Community Resilience Day: Thursday 25 October 2018

Somerset Prepared Community Resilience Day

Thursday 25 October 2018, 09.30am – 4.00pm, Junction 24, Sedgemoor Auction Centre, TA6 6DF

All are welcome to join us for a free day of talks and workshops to help you and your community prepare for emergencies. Come and meet local responders and see some of the equipment that is used in emergencies. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

To register your place please email floodwessex@environment-agency.gov.uk

Schedule:

9.30 am –  Coffee & Arrival

10.00 am – Welcome and Key note address

10.30 am – Session #1
» What happens in an Emergency & Who Responds
» Met Office Warnings: What they really mean
» The West Somerset Flood Group: It’s about the people

11.30 am – Break

12.00 – Session #2
» Watercourses, who is responsible?
» Animal Disease Outbreaks: How they are managed and how communities can help
» Milverton Wardens in the Snow

1.00pm – Lunch
» Emergency Response Vehicles on Display

2.00pm – Workshop #1
» Assessing Risk and What to Do
» How to run a Community Exercise: Give your plan a ‘dry run’
» Using Media in a Crisis

2.45pm – Workshop #2
» Assessing Risk and What to Do
» How to run a Community Exercise: Give your plan a ‘dry run’
» Using Media in a Crisis

3.30pm – Questions & Answers

4.00pm – Close

A download of the schedule is also available: Somerset Resilience Day


Jacob Forgham

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