Preparing for a Flood

Know Your Risk for Floods

Preparing for a Flood

  • Follow some key tips from FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program here.
  • Make a plan for your household, including your pets, so that you and your family know what to do, where to go, and what you will need to protect yourselves from flooding.  
  • Learn and practice evacuation routes, shelter plans, and flash flood response.
  • Gather supplies, including non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, and water for several days, in case you must leave immediately or if services are cut off in your area.

**All information found above is from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Floods page.**

Reduce Your Risk

  • Find flood risk reduction strategies here