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The most common and expensive natural disaster in the United States is flooding, causing economic losses of billions per year. In the United States, 90% of all-natural disasters cause flooding. Here are ways to protect your home and family before, during, and after a flood.
Plan and Prevent: Before Flooding
It's always safe to be prepared for any disaster. Be prepared to evacuate if you are in an area prone to flooding. Learn the evacuation routes for flooding in the area and where to find high ground. Before the event of flooding, here is a list of what to do:
Take Action and Protect: During Flooding
Be mindful of streams, drainage canals, canyons, and other areas known to flood suddenly. Shift immediately to higher ground if there is the chance of a flash flood. Do not wait for the moving instructions. As long as it's safe, take the following steps:
Fix and Recover: After Flooding
Ensure that it is safe when you return to your house and check for pooled water and damage. Damage includes any property damage, which provides for your personal belongings. Be meticulous when checking to avoid any more damage and check for the following:
It's always better to be safe and prepared rather than unprepared and risk your life and property. Having flood insurance will not only help you financially but will help you prepare for whatever you need for any potential flooding.
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