Devon Community Resilience Forum

1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019


  • ​​​​Shared from the Devon & Cornwall Police Facebook page:

“We are pleased to promote the launch of Crowdfund Devon, through which people could be eligible for a contribution from Devon & Cornwall Police under its Community Resilience Fund. This fund is our way of supporting local projects that aim to increase community resilience and help to support vulnerable people in our communities. Visit to find out more. #CrowdfundDevon. Devon & Cornwall Police is working with Devon County Council, West Devon Borough Council, Exeter City Council and Teignbridge District Council on the #CrowdfundDevon initiative”

A Community Reserve Volunteer is anyone who wants to help their local community if a large incident should occur, but is perhaps unable to commit to regular volunteering. No specialist skills are required and the volunteers can decide whether to respond to an incident on a case-by-case basis.

9 Step Guide - Prepare, Respond, Recover


  1. Getting together and organising the work
  2. Knowing the unknowns
  3. Identifying skills and resources
  4. Legal Health Check
  5. Organising key facilities
  6. Keeping in touch
  7. Activating your emergency plan
  8. Taking control
  9. Testing your plan