December 2015 floods report

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This report from the Fire Brigades Union outlines the lessons of the floods that gripped the north of England in December 2015. The report picks out key themes to improve emergency response and makes...

All hands to the pump

The most recent floods have emphasised once again the pressing need for the response to such emergencies to be made a statutory duty for fire and rescue services in England and Wales. Lynne Wallis investigates. Powerful images of firefighter crews rescuing flood victims late last year after storms...

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