Hazards / Risks: Flooding

Flooding has long been a high risk on any risk register no matter where you live. Its often associated with rural communities which make impactful images in the media and press. However there are many different types that impact us such as, river flooding, groundwater flooding and surface water flooding. 

No matter where you live, be it rural or urban it can almost be guaranteed that flooding will effect you somehow at some point. 

 

Risk Advice & Articles

Reservoir Collapse

Reservoir Collapse

Put simply a dam burst is the sudden, rapid and uncontrollable release of water due to the collapse/structural failure of the dam itself.

Flooding

Flooding

Flooding is probably the most prominent of all our risks. Its also the one most people know and understand.

Preparing for a Flood

Preparing for a Flood

Being the victim of flooding is simply terrible, and something many people do not wish to contemplate, however knowing the risk and preparing for it can be a great help!

Know your Flood Warnings

Know your Flood Warnings

There are three types of flood warnings - its important to understand the difference between them

Flooding and Health: Safely Cleaning your Home

Flooding and Health: Safely Cleaning your Home

Flooding to your home is very traumatic, but although we want to clean up quickly afterwards its important to do it in the right way

Flooding and Health: Mental Health

Flooding and Health: Mental Health

Flooding is very traumatic for those involved, but often the least consider impact is the mental health impacts in the short to long term.

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Operation London Bridge

Operation London Bridge

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