Residents: What can I do about flooding?

What can I do to protect myself and my property before a flood?

| How to Prepare for a Flood and Minimize Losses (floodsmart.gov)

Reduce Flood Risk: Strategies for Homeowners - Reduce Flood Risk

crv-erosion-photo-monitoring-guide.pdf (unh.edu)

Protect Your Property From Storm Surge (fema.gov)

crv-erosion-monitoring-guide.pdf (unh.edu)


How to Create an Emergency Preparedness Plan 

An Emergency Preparedness Plan is a plan made when there is no emergency. This may seem obvious, but you may not have time to think of everything you might need during an emergency event. Consider the following resources to create an Emergency Preparedness Plan that makes sense for you and your family. 

What to Consider When Making an Emergency Preparedness Plan  

Emergency Preparedness Plan Template (English) 

Plan familiar para casos de desastre (Español) 

Financial Considerations of Emergency Planning Part I 

Financial Considerations of Emergency Planning Part II 

When flooding is imminent – take care of your physical safety

When a flood is imminent or occurring, your first priority should be the physical safety of you, your loved ones, and your pets.

Stay alert by monitoring the local news and weather reports and sign up for emergency alerts. Have a communication plan ready in the event of a power outage.


How can I begin to recover after a flood?

Returning Home After a Flood | FEMA.gov

| How to Document Flood Damage Insurance Claims (floodsmart.gov)

Possible Sheltering and Housing Assistance for Disaster Survivors | FEMA.gov

Disaster assistance | U.S. Small Business Administration (sba.gov)