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Become a Member

Membership is free and open to registered charities and non-profits with the following benefits:

Professional Recognition
Membership shows that you have reached a certain level of expertise in your field and provides you with collaborative opportunities which adds to your credibility. As a result members are able to promote their projects and news on our website and social media.

Access equipment
Members can access our equipment and project database which gives you access to high-quality, second hand equipment free of charge.

Information and Advice
Members can access our Aid and International Development Handbook providing best practice guidelines for projects, as well as donations policies, project policies and volunteer agreement templates.

Fulfilling Corporate & Social Responsibility
The recycling of redundant appliances and equipment from UK services and suppliers to areas of the world in need is both morally and environmentally the right thing to do. Equipment donations promote positive social and environmental change and saves lives.

Networking Opportunities
Membership is useful for making and developing new contacts and learning about what’s happening in the Aid and International Development sector. National exposure and conferences also offer excellent networking and project collaboration opportunities.

Career Development
Continuous professional development (CPD) is essential if you want to forge a successful career. Our projects offer personal development opportunities which gives added professional credibility.

Membership is by invitation or application. Interested applicants can write to us at you will be asked to submit the following for consideration:

  • Proof of registration
  • Mission statement
  • An organisation profile outlining your work and areas of focus
  • A statement outlining how your objectives meet those of FIRE AID

Membership submissions will be reviewed by the FIRE AID Steering Committee who meet quarterly. Please note that references may be requested.

Membership of FIRE AID is currently free and open to registered charities and not-for-profit organisations. A list of FIRE AID’s current membership is as follows:

Steering Committee Members

London Fire Brigade (LFB)
Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST) – a FIRE AID founding member
Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA)
National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC)
Kent Fire & Rescue Service
Operation Florian – a FIRE AID founding member
Staffordshire Emergency Services Humanitarian Aid Association (SESHAA) – a FIRE AID founding member
UK Rescue Organisation (UKRO) – a FIRE AID founding member
Women in the Fire Service UK (WFS)
World Rescue Organisation (WRO)
Blythswood Care

FIRE AID Members

Blazing to Serbia
Changing Lives Nepal
Africa Fire Mission
SPEAR Search and Rescue
Scottish Emergency Rescue Association (SERA)
Fire Safety Friends of Russia – a FIRE AID founding member
Luxembourg Rescue Organisation
Operation Sabre
SAFE South West
Safer Rounds Foundation
International Emergency Team UK
Voluntary Fire Brigade Tometino Polje – Serbia NGO
Firefighter Aid Ukraine 
International Emergency Team UK 
Friends of the Road

Associate Members

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service
Devon and Sommerset Fire and Rescue Service
Herefordshire and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
The Gurkha Memorial Fund

Affiliate Members

LION Group Inc.
RSF Hellas Voluntary Communication and Rescue Team

Contact us today to find out how you can be involved in the life-saving work that FIRE AID and our partners are involved in throughout the world.