Ag Retailers Flood Response Plan

Floods February 08, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF

Plan Today For Tomorrow’s Flood

A Flood Response Plan for Agricultural Retailers

The purpose of this lesson is to raise the awareness of how floodwaters pose risks to both agricultural retailers and their communities. This publication includes the lessons learned from many retail managers who experienced flooding. We hope that implementing some of the practical guidelines in this publication will lessen the severity of any flood you might experience, and prepare your community to respond better.

Lesson Table of Contents

Lesson 1     Flood Response Plan Introduction
Lesson 2     Possible Flood Scenarios
Lesson 3     Experience is the Best Teacher
Lesson 4     Picture-Perfect Response
Lesson 5     Preparing for a Flood, a Job Well Done
Lesson 6     Planning for Tomorrow's Floods
Lesson 7     The Components of a Good Flood Plan
Lesson 8     Putting Your Plan in Operation
Lesson 9     If All Else Fails, Evacuate
Lesson 10     Flood Recovery
Lesson 11     Rebuilding Permits



Connect with us

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Google+


This is where you can find research-based information from America's land-grant universities enabled by



Video and Audio Files on preparedness and recovery.
Money Management in Times of Disaster Learn what you can do about your finances.
Disaster Preparedness Make sure your family is prepared.

The Extension Disaster Education Network website provides additional resources for Extension educators.


This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.