WHO WANTS TO BE A FLOODIE? (Also known as Surf Life Saving Devon Flood Resilience Unit or DFRU)

What’s a Floodie?
December 2015. Nine of us are qualified now to assist in flood rescues anywhere in the country with about 36 hours’ notice. None of us is quite sure why we have volunteered for all this. We had to attend one day initial training followed by two weekends learning knots, wading and getting washed away in rivers, playing with ropes, pulleys, dry suits and other PPE and not to mention just a little power point with films of scary stuff in North Carolina. Next those already qualified are going to the Cardiff International White Water center……..Read more here.