Floods are one of the most common and widespread of all disasters and are growing in frequency and severity due to the impact of global warming, say the Environment Agency. Businesses are more likely to be flooded than burned down, resulting in devastating financial loss, yet fire safety is often considered more important.
To find our more about what your Rugby Club can do to prepare in the event of a flood visit the Environment Agency Flood Preparation Guide for Businesses
Although many instances of flooding cannot be predicted if your club is in a high risk area you can register with the Environment Agency to be contacted if there is a flood warning in your area. Click on the link below to find out more or call Floodline on 845 988 1188
Environment Agency - Flooding
To find the chance of flooding in your area use the Environment Agency Flood Map. Note that the Flood Map is intended only as a guide - it is not designed to be accurate at the individual property level.
The trained advisors at the RFU Legal Helpline are able to help nominated club officers.
Call 0870 060 3437 Monday to Friday, 8am - 6pm, excluding bank holidays.