Sink or Swim? – Business as usual when disaster strikes.
Sarah is the lead Community Engagement Officer for Flood Resilience across Cleveland for the Environment Agency, and has experience working in both Local Authority and Environment Agency over a number of years, building up significant experience and knowledge of community engagement and resilience. As part of a new 4 year project, Sarah is looking to work with businesses to build resilience to flooding, with the benefit of decreasing significant disruption to business as usual, and assisting businesses in recovering more quickly from a flood event. Within the project, Sarah works closely with Local Authority flood leads and is joined by Michael Kinge from Cleveland Emergency Planning Unit.
Flooding is the most widespread natural disaster in the UK. Since 1998 there has been at least one serious flood every year. Businesses like yours are more likely to be flooded than destroyed by fire, and as our climate changes we can expect to see more extreme weather – and more floods. This seminar will […]