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Precautions When First Entering A Flooded Home

Floods Updated: November 09, 2016

When first returning to a flooded home, you may face many threats to life and health. The first and most obvious issue: is the building structurally sound?...

What To Do When Returning To A Home That Has Flooded

Floods Updated: November 09, 2016

Before you try to enter or fix things in a flooded house, first take a look at “Precautions When First Entering A Flooded Home” for some important...

Drying Out After A Flood

Floods Updated: November 09, 2016

This publication is intended to give quick, brief answers to the many issues that arise after a flood. You will not find detailed instructions here, but the...

Salvaging After Flooding

Floods Updated: November 03, 2015

  The purpose of this document is to give an overview of those materials that can be salvaged and those that cannot and how to make some decisions....

Health Concerns After a Flood

Floods Updated: September 30, 2014

Should I be concerned about living in a moldy home?Mold in the air is associated with a number of health problems.Can I just kill the mold with bleach to...

Managing Flooded Grain Bins

Managing Flooded Grain Bins Grain bins exposed to floodwaters are likely to have sustained damage and some grain loss can be expected. It is, however,...

Returning to a Farm after a Flood

Floods Updated: October 02, 2013

Disaster recovery can be as dangerous as the disaster itself, especially if no disaster preparedness plan was implemented. This is especially true on farms...

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