FIRE AID welcome London Fire Brigade to our Steering Committee.

Tue 17, Dec, 2019

FIRE AID are delighted to welcome London Fire Brigade to our Steering Committee. Our Steering Committee is made up of founding and supportive FIRE AID members. The Steering Committee meet every 3 months to discuss strategy, future plans and development, share information and provide updates on current and future projects. FIRE AID now has 12 organisations which sit on the Steering Committee these are:

The Steering Committee ensure that FIRE AID meets its mission statement and key objectives.

 Our Mission

We are an alliance of organisations and services with a mutual interest in providing ethical and sustainable donations of fire and rescue aid and training to countries facing the greatest challenges.

Our Objectives

  • To provide guidelines for sustainable and ethical use of donations.
  • To work together on joint projects, share best practice and provide a space for discussion for those working on similar projects.
  • To highlight the work of such organisations, both within the UK and internationally.
  • To provide guidance and support to other similar organisations.
  • To develop partnership working with Fire & Rescue Services.
  • To develop, host and manage a database which looks at past, current and planned development projects.
  • To identify funding streams to assist with the delivery of international projects.
  • To seek endorsement from such organisations as UKFRS, CFOA, LGA, DfID, etc, recognising the role played as a key facilitator for international development training and equipment donations.
  • To gain recognition, publicity and support from the UK government and others for the donations being made by the UK to developing countries.
  • To publicly raise issues as deemed appropriate by members.
  • To provide strategic advice at government level to assist with the development of policies, strategies and legislation.

FIRE AID looks forward to working with London Fire Brigade on future projects and events.

Female LFB firefighters in Tajikistan

Female LFB firefighters in Tajikistan