Your home has been flooded. Although floodwaters may be down in some areas, many dangers still exist. Here are some things to remember in the days ahead.
A flood can cause emotional and physical stress. You need to look after yourself and your family as you focus on cleanup and repair.
Turn off the electricity at the main breaker or fuse box, even if the power is off in your community. That way, you can decide when your home is dry enough to turn it back on.
Get a copy of the book Repairing Your Flooded Home. It will tell you:
Repairing Your Flooded Home is available free from the American Red Cross or your state or local emergency manager.
Last updated: 8/11/10
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