It’s that time of year again: the temperatures are starting to heat up, spring showers are on their way, and the summer storm season is upon us. As lovely as that all sounds, that means many areas are also going to be at a high risk for floods over the next several months.

Staying ahead of the storm is much easier if you’re armed with health and safety information ahead of time. Here are some great articles that our team thinks anyone in a flood zone (or who may travel to one) should have access to:

Create Your Family’s Plan

Floods And Your Livestock

Food Safety Before, During And After A Power Outage

Flood-Proof Landscaping: Protect Your Home and Property

Water Damage Restoration & Clean Up Checklist For Homes, Businesses, Schools & More

Steps to Reduce Flood and Water Damage

Flash Flood Travel Safety Tips: 5 Must-Ask Questions

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes

Flash Flooding: How to Survive Flash Floods in Your Car

Driving to Safety: The Car Owner’s Guide to Emergency Evacuation

Provided by PublicHealthCorps.org & DisasterPrepared.info