Floods are one of the most common hazards in the United States. Flood effects can be local, impacting a neighborhood or community, or very large, affecting entire river basins and multiple states. Many times flooding comes as a hazard from another disaster, such as a hurricane.
The following resources from U.S. Government agencies and nonprofit organizations can help you deal with this type of emergency.
Coping with Flood Damaged Property
Advice on how to deal with flood-damaged property
Recovering from a Flood
Ways to keep water and food safe and other suggestions for recovering from a flood
(Centers for Disease Control)
Safety Following a Flood
Advice on how to use a generator safely and deal with issues such as mold and wastewater
(Environmental Protection Agency)
Returning Home After a Flood
A checklist of items to take with you when returning home after a flood
(American Red Cross)