Annette Dawson Sedgeberrow Flood Group by 6Y0V811

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									    Annette Dawson
Sedgeberrow Flood Group
Agenda
   Where is Sedgeberrow

   2007 Flood & Recovery

   Why have a Flood Group

   Actions to Date

   Future Challenges

   Questions
    Sedgeberrow 2007 Floods
   Peak flood water to 18 feet

   6 boat crews & helicopter
    involved in rescue mission

   80 residents rescued

   Village cut off for 24 hours
    Sedgeberrow 2007 Recovery
   Clean up operation

   Police patrols & community
    warden

   Emergency services event
    in village hall

   Full restoration 2 years
Why have a Flood Group ?
   2007 was not the first and may not be the last

   Need to learn lessons and build resilience

   Promote self help & engage local commitment

   Need for a unified voice with all agencies

   Parish council appointed a flood warden
 Actions to Date - Contact with Agencies




Winchcombe Town Flood Action Group
Actions to Date – Developed Flood Plan
   Flood emergency plan

   Emergency equipment & community resources

   Self help leaflets

   Flood friends

   National community resilience case study
Actions to Date – www.sedgeberrow.info
Future Challenges
   Build on contacts with catchment landowners

   Long term changes to the catchment area

   Dealing with insurers

   Using the River Isbourne for positive means

   Monitor proposed developments in village
  Thank You for Listening !


      Any Questions ?


annettedawson@btinternet.com

								
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