Closing Date:  21st December 2018

We want to find out the challenges you are still facing 5 years after the floods.
  • How do you feel about the potential risk of flooding?
  • How safe do you feel?
  • Do you know about the work undertaken by the Somerset Rivers Authority to reduce future flooding events?
  • Are you able to find affordable home insurance?
Somerset Rivers Authority wants to understand the challenges communities are still facing who were affected by the floods in 2014.

This is a confidential consultation which allows you to have your say. The information we receive will inform the work of the Somerset Rivers Authority.

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* 1. What area do you live in?

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* 2. Please tell us how much you agree or disagree with the statements below:

“I am confident that my household is less at risk of flooding now than it was in 2013/14”

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* “I am confident that my community is more prepared than it was 2013/14”

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* “I am confident that the work undertaken by the SRA & public bodies has reduced the risk of flooding”

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* 3. In the 2013/14 flood event did you experience any of the following? (tick all that apply)

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* 4. Do you currently have flood insurance?

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* 5. Did you make a claim on your insurance for flood damage as a result of the 2014 event?

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* 6.Have you had any problems getting affordable flood insurance since 2013/14?

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* 7. Are you still with the same insurers since 2014?

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* If you are with the same insurers, please can you tell us why you have chosen to renew your insurance with them?

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* If you have changed your insurer, please can you tell us more about why you made that change?

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* 8. Are you aware of Flood Re?

Flood Re is a joint initiative between the Government and insurers. Its aim is to make the flood cover part of household insurance policies more affordable.

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* 9. If you know about Flood Re where did your information come from? (tick all that apply)

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* 10. Are you aware of the work of the Somerset Rivers Authority to reduce flood risk and increase resilience to flooding?

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* 11. Are you aware of your local Somerset Village Agent?

Village Agents are highly trained professionals who work with individuals and communities to help bridge the gap between isolated, excluded, vulnerable and lonely people and the services they need to thrive (whether offered by statutory, voluntary or private sector organisations). Village Agents live locally and support people of all ages with a wide variety of issues. For more information either go to www.somersetrcc.org.uk or call 01823 331222.

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* Any other comments?

For more information:  www.somersetriversauthority.org.uk
Protecting Your Data GPDR Policy Statement
Analysis will be undertaken by the Community Council for Somerset (CCS) who are conducting the survey on behalf of Somerset Rivers Authority. Individual information will be treated as confidential and anonymous. Any information published will be representative of a group of households and will not identify any individual response. Information is collected and analysed in accordance with CCS’ role as Data Controller and Data Processor. Information is supplied anonymously and as such CCS expressly disclaims all liability for, or damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the analysis.

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