Essex County Council as lead partner of Floodcom attended the Flood Aware International Conference

Essex County Council as lead partner of FLOODCOM attended the Flood Aware conference on 31st January and 1st February in Middelburg, The Netherlands. Flood Aware is also a 2Seas project and their conference was a chance for flood professionals to meet and share information on the anniversary of the 1953 floods. Attendees were from across the 2Seas area. FLOODCOM was promoted at the event, and the lead partner attended workshops on community engagement in flooding issues. Essex also gave a presentation on the education and geocaching aspect of the FLOODCOM project to those attending. On the second day of the conference, Essex attended the opening of the new flood museum in Ouwerkerk. This was accompanied by the commemoration of the victims of the 1953 flood.