Supporting flood risk communities. 01698 839021

What we do

Our activities      What we offer      Community involvement      Recovery support

Our activities

Emergency helpSince our inception in 2008 the Scottish Flood Forum team have been supporting many communities and individuals throughout Scotland:

  • Recovery support has formed a key role for the Scottish Flood Forum from Inverness to Dumfries, Ayr to Jedburgh and many communities in between.
  • Visits: Making regular visits to flooded properties, at the moment we are working in Aberdeenshire, Perth and Kinross and Dumfries and Galloway.
  • Community help: establishing drop-in advice centres to provide recovery support
    to those who are affected by flooding and trying to cope with and understand the many issues that arise following a flood.
  • Surveys: Surveys and visits to flood risk properties throughout Scotland – this is a key part of our work and try to follow through requests when we are working nearest to you.
  • Analysis: Working on and understanding the emotional and community
    impacts of flooding and providing appropriate support.
  • Protection: Working closely with many different Local Authorities regarding flood protection advice and support to properties in their areas.
  • Groups: Establishing community flood resilence groups throughout Scotland.
  • Support: Ongoing support to flooded properties in Aberdeen City, Moray, Highland, Perth and Kinross and Dumfries and Galloway.
  • Vulnerability: Helping Alyth and many other communities to identify flood risk vulnerability and to resolve issues that arise especially concerns about Insurance.

What we offer

What we offer

Professional help and advice to resolve insurance claims, and social issues including flood trauma support.

  • Community flood resilience group development.
  • Community flood resilience plans.
  • Flood recovery support and engagement.
  • Property flood protection surveys.
  • 24 hour help and advice line.
  • Property level protection exhibitions.
  • Impartial advice and help.

Community involvement

  • Resilience training for community flood groups.AF39AT
  • Public meetings.
  • Flood warden schemes.
  • Local information centres during flooding.
  • Emergency planning exercises.
  • Flood fairs and flood awareness days.
  • Most Importantly planning with flood risk communities not for them!

Recovery support

  • Rapid deployment of recovery advice and strategy to flooded communities,
    local authorities, individuals and businesses.
  • Practical support, empathy & a listening ear, assisted by a telephone helpline
  • Help and advice to resolve issues regarding restoration of property, insurance claims etc.