How To Prepare For Flooding
When you are preparing for a storm, the first thing on your mind may be the safety of your home. However, there are some other things you need to consider in your preparation for a flood:
o Create an evacuation plan
o Gather extra prescription medications
o Assemble a pack with enough water and food to last a few days
o If the power goes out, you'll need to be able to listen to emergency broadcasts, so make sure you have a way to do so
Here are some additional steps you can take to make sure you are prepared in the event of a flood.
- Routine maintenance should be performed on doors, windows, and roofs.
- Evaluate your Landscaping for possible flooding hazards and
- Know what to do in an emergency by checking websites like www.redcross.org