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We need a national debate on flood resilience

17 Jan 2014, by in Environment

Workers in both the public and private sectors have responded magnificently to flooding in recent weeks, as they did during the early December tidal surge. Firefighters along with other workers have kept communities safe, helping those at risk and those putting their lives back together after widespread disruption. Fire Brigades Union members are proud to…

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Flood emergencies: Government ducking its duty

28 Jun 2012, by in Environment

This June looks like being the wettest for 100 years. Firefighters on the frontline have responded magnificently again to flood emergencies. But why are more resources not there for emergency intervention? Why are the risks of climate change still not taken seriously? Last Friday, a month’s rain fell in 24 hours in parts of northern…

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