Posted: Tue 2nd Feb 2016

Flood Volunteer Wales Network Conference

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016

Volunteer Flood wardens from around north Wales came together last week (Thursday 28th) in Llandudno to meet up with Professional partners to better understand their respective roles and responsibilities and share best practice to better prepare for future flooding events. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Conference, led by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and North Wales Police also acknowledged the excellent work undertaken by community volunteers which underpins the statutory role of the Emergency Services, NRW, Local Authorities and other partners. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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North Wales Police Deputy Chief Constable Gareth Pritchard who also attended and addressed the event said “I was pleased to attend the workshop and meet so many excellent flood wardens. They provide an important role and we need as local resilience partners to continue to work with them” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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