Mother nature is the cause of most flooding. It may come from heavy rains
and rising water tables, breached dikes, or from dams that give way under the pressure of too
To protect your home, know where to obtain sandbags. To protect your
possessions, move them as high as possible in your home.
When you purchased your home, you should have been told if you are in a possible
flood plain. Government flood insurance is almost always required by mortgage
Always vacate your home if it is advised.
Note: See the section on
for flooding caused by plumbing.
HERE ARE LINKS TO INFORMATION ON THE BASICS THAT YOU WILL NEED IN CASE OF
- In case water is contaminated.
Food- In case roads are impassable.
Hygiene- In case roads are impassable.
In case the power goes out.
- In case the power goes out.
In case communicated is disrupted.
3 Day Emergency
Kits - In case you are ordered to leave your home by civil authorities.
Flooding is not covered by basic homeowner policies.
The government sells homeowner flood insurance for those living in flood plains.
If you have a mortgage, you are required to buy the insurance. Contact
your mortgage company for more information.