Flooding can have devastating and
long-lasting effects on your life. A little protection ahead of
time can save your life and save you money. Use the following resources
to learn more about how to protect your property from flood damages.
You can protect your property from flood damage using
appropriate techniques for different types of buildings. Information
contained in this link was adapted with permission from the Village
of South Holland, Illinois website.
Read about appropriate protection methods for your building using
FEMA’s Homeowner’s Guide to Retrofitting: Six Ways to
Protect Your House from Flooding (FEMA P-312).
Sometimes, you can’t protect the whole building, but that
shouldn’t stop you from protecting some key parts of it, like
the furnace and air conditioner.
More information can be found at:
FEMA’s “Protect Your Property from Flooding” publications.
Insurance Institute of Business and Home Safety’s “How to Reduce Risks from Flood”.
From Chapter 2.7, FEMA's Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting - FEMA