Our Thoughts Are With You
As we write this article, flood alerts and flood warnings occupy the news: film crews are already busy beaming the most of graphic flood pictures into our homes from England. The thoughts of everyone at SFF are with anyone unfortunate enough to have been flooded recently.
Winter 2015/16 Flood Recovery
It is now 11 months on from last winter's floods. Some people are back home, while some are still out of their homes as builders continue to repair their properties. There are people who have had over three sets of builders and who are still waiting for the work to be completed.
So, for some people the road to recovery is well underway but for others the journey continues to be bumpy to say the least! Spare a thought for two homes where people have been forced to move back home where the washing - up is done in the bath, there is no central heating apart from a portable heater and the only hot water is from a kettle! Its important that we all recognise the physical and the emotional aspects of flood recovery as these are closely related and have a long term impact on people and communities.
SFF Flood Recovery
The SFF continues to provide help, support and advice to individuals and communities affected by flooding across Scotland. We are slowly starting to see the seeds of resilience germinate as communities begin to move from recovery to resilience. Please get in touch if we can help.
As we approach Christmas – a season of good will – why not invite someone who was flooded or still out of their home to share a meal, warmth, and fellowship with you.