May 17, 2011

Useful Info

Practical Advice & Useful Links

Start preparing before a flood happens

Make a list of what needs to be moved to safety during a flood

Agree where to go in the event of a flood and how to contact family members

If you can, keep any valuable documents and mementos upstairs

Complete the flood plan and keep it in a safe place

Prepare a flood kit with items such as:

  • A torch
  • Wind up radio
  • Clean/bottled water and non-perishable foods
  • Any baby care/food products
  • First aid kit with any prescription medication
  • Any important documents (kept in a water proof bag)
  • Copy of Flood Plan
  • Wellington boots
  • Warm waterproof clothing
  • Blankets
  • Wash kit and essential toiletries (including toilet paper and wet wipes)
  • Emergency cash
  • Rubber gloves
  • Spare batteries