More information about preparing for floods can be found through the following links:
- National Flood Insurance Program
- Floodplain Management
- Flood Hazard Mapping
- Flood Insurance
Find out if you live, work, or travel through areas that are prone to flooding.
- FEMA creates flood maps , known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), to show the locations of high and moderate risk areas.
- To check your flood risk, look up your address in the FEMA Flood Map Service Center.
- Flood maps provide a guide to flood-prone areas, but it is impossible to predict all flooding. Many areas outside the high-risk flood zone can flood. For example, if you live in an urban or suburban area, you might be at risk from flooding due to stormwater runoff.
- 30: The number of days it takes for flood insurance to begin. Don’t wait until it’s too late! https://www.floodsmart.gov/flood-insurance/buy #FloodSafety
- Only flood insurance will cover the damage from floods. Speak with your insurance agent to learn more. #FloodSafety
- Prepare for a flood today by reviewing your property & flood insurance policies. #FloodSafety
- Snap some pictures of your property & do an inventory. This will be handy if flood waters damage your property. #FloodSafety
- Flood waters can damage important papers. Store critical docs in a waterproof container or electronically. #FloodSafety
- Before a flood: reduce potential property damage by elevating utilities & installing sewer backflow valves. #FloodSafety
- Prepare before a #flood by installing a water alarm in your basement. More tips: https://www.floodsmart.gov/community #FloodSafety
- Before a flood: reduce potential property damage by using flood resistant materials. #FloodSafety
- Whether it’s a few inches or a mile-high surge, flood insurance covers you for the unexpected: https://www.floodsmart.gov/flood-insurance/buy #FloodSafety
- Are you floodsmart? Learn about the National Flood Insurance Program and prepare today: https://www.floodsmart.gov #FloodSafety