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Flood Preparedness



Resources

 

https://www.ready.gov/flood-toolkit 
 
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/multimedia/collections/488
 
https://agents.floodsmart.gov/spring-flood-in-your-community
 
 
 
 
 
#Flood Fact: Six inches of water will reach the bottom of most passenger cars causing loss of control and possible stalling. #floodsafety
 

 

 
 
 
 
Prepare before a #flood by installing a water alarm in your basement. More tips: FEMA.gov/flood-prepare #floodsafety

 


 
 
 
 
 
30: The number of days it takes for flood insurance to begin. Don’t wait until it’s too late! FEMA.gov/flood-prepare #floodsafety
 
 
 
 

 
 

 

Make a #FloodSafety plan with your family. Get the tips & info here: https://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts/floods   Find out if your home or business is at risk for #flood and educate yourself on the impact it could have. FEMA.gov/NFIP .  Reduce the impact of #flooding; elevate the furnace, water heater and electric panel in your home. www.Ready.gov/floods
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
#Flood losses are not typically covered under renter and homeowner’s insurance policies. Consider flood insurance. www.FEMA.gov/NFIP 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Find out if your home or business is at risk for #flood and educate yourself on the impact it could have. www.FEMA.gov/NFIP
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
Reduce the impact of #flooding; elevate the furnace, water heater and electric panel in your home. www.Ready.gov/floods
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gather the supplies you may need in case a flood leaves you without power, water or gas. Supply list: www.ready.gov/kit #FloodSafety

 

 

 

 

 
Learn your flood risk by entering your address into the FEMA Map Service Center site, https://msc.fema.gov/portal/search #FloodSafety

 

 

 

 

 
Are you floodsmart? Learn about the National Flood Insurance Program and prepare today: https://www.floodsmart.gov  #FloodSafety
 
 
 

 
 
 

Driving through flooded roadways can be deadly.

Watch & share this @NWS video to see why: https://youtu.be/eI6mIlHKrVY #TurnAroundDontDrown

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
#Flood Fact: A foot of water will float many vehicles. #floodsafety
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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