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Peruse this section of the website for reading materials all related to flooding. It includes our own publications (e.g. bulletins) as well as those produced by other flood risk management agencies.

20150624 Letter to stakeholders – all others1

ICE Flooding 2015 -

18032015 12-15 Pre-Budget Flood Free Homes campaign

Vision 2020 – results from the National Flood Forum survey of flood risk communities

150128 NFF Manifesto (2)


These are our own bulletins produced for flood risk communities and flood risk management agencies alike.

March 2017 – Bulletin

Dec 2016 – Bulletin Special: Flooding One Year On

November 2016 – Bulletin

Sept 2016_ – Bulletin

June 2016 – Bulletin

April 2016 – Bulletin

Bulletin Special_Have Your Say_FINAL

February 2016 – Bulletin

December 2015 – Bulletin

November 2015 – bulletin

September 2015 – Bulletin

August 2015 – Bulletin

June July 2015 – Bulletin

May 2015 – Bulletin

March April 2015 – Bulletin

February 2015 – Bulletin

January 2015 – Bulletin

December 2014 – Bulletin

October November – Bulletin

August September – Bulletin

June July 2014- Bulletin (2)

May 2014 – Bulletin

April 2014 – Bulletin

March 2014 – Bulletin

February 2014 – Bulletin

January 2014 – Bulletin

Bulletin December 2013 – Major storm on East Coast

Bulletin November 2013 – Let’s be frank about flooding

Bulletin No.14 – Letter to Owen Paterson

Bulletin No. 13 – Flood Recover Trailer goes South


Practical advice for those at risk of flooding or who have been flooded and are looking to safeguard their property.

Flood Risk – practice notes for solicitors

SuDS Manual

Flooding and traditionally constructed buildings

Explanation of Gaugemap and its features for NFF (3) a website designed to support those at risk of flooding in North West England


20140519 – PLP Advice for Local Authorities


PAS 64 Mitigation and Recovery of Water Damaged Buildings

Public Health England Flood Advice

Reservoir FAQ’s Sept 2013

Reservoir risk designation guidance

Update Briefing on Property Level Flood Protection from the Environment Agency

Sustainable Drainage Systems with the RSPB and WWT

Guidance and standards for drying out flood damaged buildings by Communities and Local Government

Flood Resilient Repair – a joint ABI/NFF booklet

Improving Flood Resilience of New Buildings by Communities and Local Government

Flooding and Historic Buildings by English Heritage

Living on the Edge by the Environment Agency (a guide to your rights and responsibilities of riverside ownership)

A suggested protocol for dealing with post flooding remedial work

Your caravan/camping/holiday park site could be at flood risk. Practical advice on keeping you, your residents and your visitors safe in a flood


Within this section you will find various reports from organisations and government bodies.

Winter Floods 2015/16

After the winter floods of 2015/16 numerous reports, reviews and plans were set up to take stock of what happened and what more could be done to mitigate the impact of future flooding.  The various reports are listed here with links to view them and a short description of each.

30 June 2016 – Cumbria Flood Action Plan Sets out what the Environment Agency and partners are doing to reduce flood risks across Cumbria, based around river catchments.

20 July 2016 – Calderdale Flood Commission Contains recommendations for all elements of flood recovery and resilience in Calderdale.

8 Sept 2016 - National Flood Resilience Review. Review of how the Government assesses flood risk, reduce the likelihood of flooding, and make the country as resilient as possible to flooding.

8 Sept 2016 – the release of the Property Flood Resilience Action Plan sets out how businesses can make it easier for people to protect their homes from damage from flood water.

8 Sept 2016 – the role of Community Foundations in distributing funds to flood victims following storms Desmond and Eva. It also highlights how part of the 17.2 million raised is contributing to ongoing resilience measures. There are case studies of Cumbria, Scotland and the Calder valley.

31 October 2016 – The creation of a “one stop shop” website providing flood guidance, suitable for any audience who may have been affected by recent flood events and advice for preparation measures in the future.  Linked to the Property Flood Resilience Action plan (as above)

1 November –  Environment Agency Flood Action Campaign 2016

2 November 2016 – Future Flood Prevention Report  The Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into future flood prevention in England following severe flooding this winter. Report to be published on 2 November.

Further Reports

Flooding and health – final 13072015

Flood Insurance Pricing, avaliability and affordability Final Report

Surveying for flood resilience in individual properties


Calderdale flooding community economic resilience final Jan 2015


Flood report Flooding in Focus RSPB

Strategic Flood Risk Management Report

140916 NFF Flood Re Consultation response

Draft Non-FDGiA report v1 9

PLP Post-Installation Effectiveness

PLP Post-Installation Effectiveness 1

PLP Post-Installation Effectiveness 2

NFF PLP and Insurance Report

West Sussex County Council Report on June 2012 Flood Event 

Flood and Water Management Act 2010

The National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (Full)

The National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (Summary)

Evaluation of the Defra Property Level Flood Protection Scheme

Environment Agency report on the cost of the summer 2007 floods

JRF Climate Change and Social Vulnerability

AXA Climate change and its effects on small businesses in the UK

AXA Insurance flood guide – commercial premises

AXA preparing for climate change – small businesses

WWF: Flood Planner

The Pitt Report – Final recommendations

NFF Conference

Flooding and health – final 13072015



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