Preparedness includes actions taken to prepare people and property for a flooding event that may take place but is not currently forecasted. Activities included in planning for floods includes creating emergency go-kits, storing food, water, and other necessities in your home, and making plans for dependent members of your family.
Protect Your Property
Learn what you can do to reduce flood and water
damage when flooding is forecast.
Prepare your family.
Money Management in Times of Disaster
Learn what you can do about your finances.
Watch a Demonstration
Take just 3 minutes to learn three essential steps for being prepared for disasters. Produced by Ready.gov.
Disaster Preparedness for Elderly People
Older Americans need to include special necessities in their disaster kits. Produced by Ready.gov; 5:26 minutes.
Disaster Preparedness and Special Needs It takes only 5 minutes to learn how to account for special needs so that you are prepared for an emergency or disaster. Produced by Ready.gov.
Planning Ahead: Portable Generator Safety demonstrates safety protocols of using a portable generator for emergency power. A 14:15-minute video featuring Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension Engineer.
Sump Pump Tips help homeowners prepare for spring and summer water from Tom Scherer, North Dakota State University Extension Engineer.