Resilience is the ability to thrive in a changing world and to bounce back from adversity. Resilient people and communities are more likely to enjoy health, happiness and prosperity. Devon already has strong communities, a high number of volunteers and resourceful small businesses.
|Can you?||We will:||By working together:|
|Volunteer or help to run a local service?||Support voluntary and community groups and make Council facilities available||More services will be run locally in the way local people want|
|Participate in local democracy?||Introduce new ways to help local people organise||Communities will have greater influence and control|
|Plan for extreme weather events and know how to help out?||Help communities develop their local emergency plans||Devon will be well prepared for emergencies such as flooding|
|Manage your own needs wherever possible?||Make information about self help and community support readily available||Problems will be prevented or resolved without being dependent on public services|