AP!_Flood_National_PosterThere are many easy and affordable ways for individuals, families, and communities to take action to be prepared for a flood emergency. America’s PrepareAthon! How to Prepare for a Flood is a 12 page documents offers recommendations to help you protect your loved ones and valuables:

 ~  Sign up for local alerts and warnings, download apps, and/or check access for wireless emergency alerts; ~ Create and test your family emergency communication plan; ~ Assemble or update emergency supplies; ~ Conduct a drill to practice emergency response actions; and ~ Participate in a preparedness discussion, training, or class (FEMA offers a Citizen Preparedness Course).

When people prepare and practice for an emergency event such as a flood, it can make a real difference in their ability to take an immediate and well-informed action. Get started by accessing flood resources on America’s PrepareAthon! website. Flood_1MORE: