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Federal Resources: Flood Outreach Toolkit

By FEMA

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource is from the National Flood Insurance Program. It contains numerous tools related to flood insurance, that can be downloaded as either a PDF or a word document.

Federal Resource: Utility Shut-Off & Safety

By Ready

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resources provides a brief overview of how to shut off natural gas, water, and electricity.

Federal Resource: Private Drinking Water Wells

By EPA

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource provides information on how to handle a well and pump that has been flooded. It discusses how to inspect the well and pump, how to disinfect the system, and how to sample and test the well water.

Federal Resources: Ground Water and Drinking Water

By EPA

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource reviews guidelines for how to disinfect drinking water in an emergency.

Federal Resources: Reentering Your Flooded Home

By CDC

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource reviews what you should do when reentering a flooded home. It provides bulletpoints on what to do when you first enter the home and the steps to dry out your house.

Federal Resources: Repairing Your Flooded Home

By American Red Cross

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource is a packet of information on repairing your flooded home compiled by the Red Cross and FEMA. It discusses topics such as taking care of yourself, drying out, clean up, and more.

Out of State Resources: Hiring Contractors after a Disaster

By Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource reviews tips for hiring contractors after a disaster.

Out of State Resources: Resources for Your Flooded Home

By University of Missouri Extension

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This is a comprehensive resource that covers what to do if your home is flooded. It addresses topics such as step-by-step instructions for restoring your home, financial recovery, mold, and more.

Federal Resources: Making Home Repairs After a Disaster

By eXtension

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This is an article for individuals and households that are making home repairs following a flood. It offers tips for hiring a contractor, collecting written estimates, and written contract details.

Out of State Resources: Mold in the Home

By Purdue Extension

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This is a one page handout on mold in a flooded home. It reviews what mold is, health effects, toxic mold, finding mold, and more.