Disaster Prevention and Management

ISSN: 0965-3562

Article publication date: 1 March 2000



(2000), "FLOODS", Disaster Prevention and Management, Vol. 9 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/dpm.2000.07309aag.017



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http://www.fema.gov/nwz99/99159.htm http://www.fema.gov/library/srvstrm.htm

FEMA recently issued a guide to flood preparation, available in both printed copy and online at the URLs above. Surviving the Storm: A Guide to Flood Preparedness outlines measures individuals and business owners can take to protect their families, property, and communities in the event of flooding. Topics addressed include steps to take before, during, and after a flood; low-cost measures to protect homes; tips for developing a family action plan; cleaning and repairing personal property; and flood insurance. Printed copies are available by calling (800) 420-2520. Copies of each publication in the "Surviving the storm" series - covering floods, hurricanes, winters storms, wildfire, and El Ni·o - are available at http://www.femn.gov/library/srvstrm.htm

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