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What To Do In Case Of A Flood

4/20/2018 (Permalink)

Storm damage in an apartment complex.

A flood occurs when water overflows or inundates land that's normally dry. This can happen in several ways. This can happen when river is overflow, heavy rain or tsunami causes sea to surge inland.

Damage caused by flood can be devastating, including lives lost, property damaged and negative economic effect. In 2011 total damage for flood loss was $8.41 billion including 113 flood related death.

The question is how do you prepare for such a disaster event? There are several ways you can prepare for flood.

1- Check with your local council about their flood plan.

2- Ask authorities about relocation routes and centers.

3- If you are in a flood zone consider alternative floor instead of carpet.

4- Emergency kit

5- Have household plan

Also you can get great help on FEMA website or take. This is one of many classes they offer


We at SERVPRO of Northwest Long Beach have trained technicians and all the equipment’s to remediate all source of water damage 24/7, from leaky pipe to heavy flood. 562-506-4992

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