News & Articles

Caroline Yormesor on working in Disaster Risk Management

Thursday 11th March 2021

To mark International Women's Day 2021, the Disaster Risk Management Professional Practice Group (DRM PPG) asked Caroline about her experiences of working in Disaster Risk Management (DRM), the challenges women working in this field face and what advice she would give to other female geographers. View the article here

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Applied Resilience supports the emergency response to Chobham Wildfire

Tuesday 25th August 2020

Applied Resilience supported its local authority partners with managing a large wildfire on Chobham Common. Jess Lira, our Resilience Manager who deployed to the scene said "Fire services have done a fantastic job at managing this dangerous fire and reducing the impact on residents. Unfortunately,…

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New Opportunity (Now Closed)

Wednesday 8th July 2020

Thank you for your interest in working with us. This position is now closed, however do check back soon or if you think we simply must have your details on hand for future opportunities, drop us a line For information about the role and how to apply here

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AR Support Geography & Environmental Science in Schools

Tuesday 17th December 2019

On 12th December, Ed, the newest member of the team, visited St George's College in Weybridge to present to the 5th form Geography students who have been learning all about flooding and flood risk management strategies in class. Ed helped contextualise this knowledge by providing an introduction to local flood risk and…

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Embedding is all

Monday 18th November 2019

Surrey Heath Borough Council did a great job today, as our Senior Resilience Advisor Jessica Lira put them through their paces. Our live,…

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Surrey Prepared - Flood Action Group Forum Agenda Published!

Monday 23rd September 2019

Surrey Prepared brings together all agencies and organisations involved in providing key services together with the community to help everyone be better prepared for emergencies. On Saturday 28 September 2019, Surrey Prepared is hosting a Flood Action Working Group Forum to provide…

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Flood Expo Awards 2019

Monday 9th September 2019

Our Resilience Advisor, Caroline Yormesor, will be attending the Flood Expo 2019 in Birmingham as part of the judging panel for The Flood Awards in the Resilience Category. After the success of the Flood Expo Awards last year, 2019's show will see three more cutting-edge firms within the flood industry receive one of the prestigious…

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Water Safety Awareness Training

Monday 2nd September 2019

Ahead of the winter season Applied Resilience and Surrey Search and Rescue are running Water Safety Awareness Training for our Borough council partners in Surrey. The training is aimed at any staff who may work near or in water including those who may respond close to or in Flood water during a flooding incident. It is an interesting and…

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New Opportunity - Resilience Advisor

Sunday 1st September 2019

There is an exciting opportunity to join our close knit, busy team. We are currently recruiting for a Resilience Advisor, based in Surrey. Starting Salary is between…

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Join our Managing Director at the Westminster Briefing - Building Resilience and Effective Response Locally

Tuesday 27th August 2019

When conferences are good, they can be really good. They provide a great opportunity to share ideas, best practice and crucially, share the…

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Mass Homelessness in an Emergency - Join the Conversation

Monday 22nd July 2019

Applied Resilience, will be hosting a 1-day workshop for key stakeholders to come together to discuss the processes in place for managing the challenges of post-emergency mass homelessness in Surrey. Local authorities, the private sector and the voluntary sector can collectively play a huge part…

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Exercise DOMINO

Tuesday 27th November 2018
Applied Resilience

Jessica Lira, a Senior Resilience Advisor in our team, also works with Surrey Search & Rescue. After months of planning, on 29 September 2018, she led a live multi agency exercise, exercise DOMINO. The exercise was designed to test arrangements for a rapid deployment, search and rescue and leasing between agencies. After reports of…

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Applied Resilience gives £6,000 to Borough Councils

Tuesday 27th November 2018
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As part of our commitment to delivering a positive social impact, Applied Resilience has issued a dividend to its shareholders, including £6,000 to Spelthorne and Runnymede Borough Councils. The Councils have decided to re-invest these funds into emergency planning…

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Applied Resilience Shortlisted for LGC Award

Thursday 1st March 2018
Applied Resilience

Applied Resilience and our parent councils are incredibly proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious LGC Awards 2018 under the 'Best Delivery Model' category.  ​ LGC editor Nick Golding said: "To be shortlisted for an LGC Award shows a council service is among the country's most innovative, and doing the most to…

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