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close this bookRepairing Your Flooded Home (American Red Cross - FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1992, 56 p.)
View the documentAbout This Book
View the documentFollowing A Flood
View the documentAcknowledgements
close this folder1 STEP : Take Care of Yourself First
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View the documentCare for Yourself
View the documentCare for your children.
View the documentStay healthy
close this folder2 STEP : Give Your Home First Aid
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View the documentMake Sure It Is Safe to Go Back
View the documentThings You will Need When It Is Safe to Return Home
View the documentCheck Your Home Before You Go
View the documentTurn off the electricity
View the documentTurn off the gas
View the documentGo Inside carefully
View the documentRescue the Most Valuable Items
View the documentProtect Your Home From Further Damage
View the documentDrain Your Basement Carefully
View the documentHose the House and Its Contents
close this folder3 STEP : Get Organized
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View the documentCall Your Insurance Agent
View the documentStart listing the damage
View the documentCheck for Structural Damage
View the documentAsk the Big Question
View the documentPlan Your Recovery
close this folder4 STEP : Dry Out Your Home
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View the documentLower the Humidity
View the documentSort Contents and Discard Debris
View the documentHow Floodwaters Affect Your Home
View the documentDrain the Ceilings and Walls
View the documentDry the ceilings and walls
View the documentDry the floor
close this folder5 STEP : Restore the Utilities
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View the documentGas and oil systems
View the documentElectrical System
View the documentWater supply
View the documentSewage disposal
close this folder6 STEP : Clean Up
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View the documentClean up supplies
View the documentCleaning tips
View the documentFurther Information
close this folder7 STEP : Check on Financial Assistance
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View the documentVoluntary Agencies
View the documentBusinesses
View the documentFlood Insurance Claims
View the documentDisaster assistance
close this folder8 STEP : Rebuild and Floodproof
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View the documentFloodproofing
View the documentFive Types of Floodproofing
View the documentBuilding permit
View the documentRebuilding tips
View the documentContractors
close this folder9 STEP : Prepare for the Next Flood
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View the documentFlood Insurance
View the documentFlood Response Plan
View the documentIf You Are Asked To Evacuate
View the documentCommunity activities
View the documentSources of information

About This Book

This information is published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Red Cross to help flooded property owners. It is designed to be easily copied. Permission to reproduce all or any section of this material is hereby granted and encouraged.

Copies of this book are available from your local Red Cross chapter or by writing:

P. O. Box 2012
Jessup, MD 20794-2012