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2018 Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 12th - 16th

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The National Weather Service works with and relies on strategic partners involved in river observations, reservoir management, floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, and flood preparedness and safety to reduce the loss of life and property due to floods. Today we are sharing some great tools from several of our partners.


 

American Red Cross:

Family Disaster Plan:
http://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies

   

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH):

Flood Safety Information: http://www.flash.org/peril_flood.php

   

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

Safety Information: https://www.ready.gov/
Safety Kit Assembly: https://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit
Property Protection and Flood Insurance:
https://www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program        
Assess Your Flood Risk: https://msc.fema.gov/portal


United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE):

Flood Information:
http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Emergency-Operations/Floods/


   

United States Geological Survey (USGS):

Water Watch: https://waterwatch.usgs.gov/index.php?id=ww

Water Alert - National Water Information System:https://maps.waterdata.usgs.gov/mapper/wateralert/


 

The National Weather Service works with many key partners to complete the mission of protecting life and property. Some additional key partners are the National Hydrologic Warning Council, Association of State Floodplain Managers, the National Safety Councilmedia outlets, and many other government and private sector organizations. For more information about any of our partners, or to learn about partners local to our area, contact us.