Virtually every community in the United States has endured floods after severe rain and thunderstorms. Never underestimate how quickly waters can rise.
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY- FEMA
The Federal Emergency Management Agency - a former independent agency that became part of the new Department of Homeland Security in March 2003 - is tasked with responding to, planning for, recovering from and mitigating against disasters.
- What is the history of flooding where I live?
- Know your flood terms
- What to do before a flood?
- What to do during a flood?
- What to do after a flood?
Protecting your home from flooding: