Flood

Flood

Air Quality Problems Caused by Floods
(Environmental Health Center)
This page contains answers to common questions about air quality problems associated with flooding, with links to more information.
http://www.nsc.org/NSCDocuments_Advocacy/Fact%20Sheets/Air-Quality-Problems
-Caused-by-Floods.pdf
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Fact Sheet: Flood Cleanup - Avoiding Indoor Air Quality Problems
(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
This Web page discusses what should be done to your home after a flood to avoid indoor air pollution and the growth of microorganisms. This Web page also contains links to many other reputable Web sites.
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/floods.pdf
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Floods and Flash Floods
(NOAA)
This Web page contains quick, easy to read facts about what floods are, how to prepare for them and other interesting facts about floods.
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/cle/safety/svrwx_flood.html
Flood
(FEMA)
This Web page is contains short and easy to read information about what you should do before a flood, during the flood and after a flood.
http://www.ready.gov/floods
floodsmart.gov
(FEMA)
This web site by FEMA briefly explains the basic facts about floods, what they are, how they happen and how to get ready.
https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/index.jsp
floodsmart.gov
(FEMA)
This Web site is part of FEMA the Federal Emergency Management Agency site and presents the National Flood Insurance Program in clear and easy to understand terms. The Library section defines more complicated terms and acronyms. This section also provides links to commonly used national flood insurance forms. The consumer section provides information on policy, safety, participating companies and maps.
https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/index.jsp
floodsmart.gov: Facts & Statistics
(FEMA)
Did you know that the average person can be swept off their feet in 6 INCHES of moving water? Flood facts and how to protect yourself and your property are included in this page from FEMA: the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/flood_facts.jsp
Mapping Information Platform: your source for hazard info
(FEMA)
Find out what the flood risk is in your neighborhood. This GIS (Geographic Information System) and mapping software company provides an interactive map that allows you to locate your street and see if you are in a flood plain. This is a very easy map to use and understand. Be sure to click on Frequently Asked Questions to learn how to use this information. There are also links to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) site.
https://hazards.fema.gov/femaportal/wps/portal
NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit
(National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
This Website provides information to help libraries and other institutions plan for pandemics, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, acts of terrorism, and other disasters. There is information about training, emergency supplies, and clean-up. Included are tables giving steps to follow during before, during and after a disaster, templates and other tools.
http://nnlm.gov/ep/
SC Flood Mitigation Programs
(South Carolina Department of Natural Resources)
Document sections describe: areas at risk, state agencies and programs and mitigation plans.
http://www.dnr.sc.gov/water/flood/

Last Modified: Tuesday March 06, 2012 2:19 PM