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3. Flood Wardens

Some people gain huge rewards in helping others and becoming a flood warden can be an extremely rewarding way to help.

Become a flood warden

A flood warden helps and prepares people in the local community that are at risk of flooding and they play an important role in the development and execution of a community flood plan. They also provide a vital link between a local community and those responsible for responding to a flood.

Role of Flood Warden

 If you would like to become a flood warden you need to complete flood warden training. Please        contact the Kent Resilience Team to organise a training session at a time and venue that suits you   (krf@kent.fire-uk.org or 01622 212409)

Existing Flood Wardens

Wardens that have completed the training can choose to do our online refresher course which consists of 4 modules that covers: the role of a flood warden, types of flooding,, weather warnings, and safety awareness. 

If you would like a copy of this refresher course, please contact jenny.newham@environment-agency.gov.uk 

Trained wardens can also access a copy of the updated Flood Warden Handbook

Flood Warden handbook

Please note: you are welcome to download the Flood Warden handbook but you must complete the Flood Warden training before you be licensed to operate (and covered by insurance).

If you would like to become a Flood Warden, please contact the Kent Resilience Team to organise a training session at a time and venue that suits you (krf@kent.fire-uk.org or 01622 212409)

To update or check your contact details please contact Kent Resilience Team on krf@kent.fire-uk.org or 01622 212409.

If you no longer wish to be a flood warden please contact Kent Resilience Team.

General Information for Flood Wardens

Could you be a flood warden poster

FW newsletter

Shorehams village's path to resilience article

What's it like being a flood warden article

Could you be a flood warden postcard

Quick Dial codes for Kent

(After calling Floodline enter the Quick Dial code for your area and bypass the telephone tree to access information for your area)

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