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Flood Preparedness Tips and Safety Information

Hurricane and flood season is here. Are you prepared?

Check out the below infographic and articles with useful information and safety tips on flood preparedness.

Flood Preparedness Guide from B-AIR

  • Floods and risks – flash floods, mudflood/debris flow, levees, coastal flooding explained
  • Before a flood – flood insurance, prepare your property, evacuation plans, ‘go kit’, ‘stay kit’, flood warnings
  • During a flood – stay informed, stay safe
  • After the flood – return home when it is safe, flood damage cleanup
  • Flood preparedness tips for seniors – before, during and after the flood
  • Flood preparedness for pets – before, during and after the flood

flood preparedness guide

Keeping Ahead Of FloodsKeeping Ahead of Floods

Floods can occur in virtually any location, and come without warning. Causes of floods range from natural occurrences to manmade circumstances like leaks and overflows. Without proper preparation, the damage to your property can be devastating. Thankfully, there are methods for detecting the potential for a flood before one takes place; giving you ample time to take action and relocate to a safer place.

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Hurricane Harvey Houston floodingFlash Floods – Safety Tips

What is a Flash Flood? The term flash flood is used to describe rapid flooding of geomorphic low-lying areas such as washes, rivers, dry lakes and basins. This can be associated and caused by heavy rain, tropical storms or hurricanes. This violent flood can take minutes to hours to develop and should be taken seriously. During a flood your ultimate goal is to get you, your family and pets to higher ground for safety. Preparing in advance can help ease the chaos, anxiety and dangers often associated with flash flooding.

How Natural Disasters Impact Businesses

How Natural Disasters Impact Businesses

Businesses spend so much time worrying about what they can change that they often don’t think about how they’ll deal with what they can’t change. For instance, although most businesses are deeply concerned about taking the steps they need to protect their data from cybercriminals, they may be less aware of the threat natural disasters pose to their sensitive information. If a hurricane disrupts the power supply to your company’s servers, what will that mean for you and your customers?

This guide contains some of the most significant ways natural disasters can impact businesses and tips businesses can follow to protect themselves.

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