Floods are the most common natural disaster, but not all floods are alike. Regardless of the cause of flooding, disaster planning and preparation will reduce the impact of flooding and enhance response and recovery. In the event of moderate-to-severe flooding, total mitigation may not be possible. If your property has sustained flood damage, the following are issues to consider as you begin cleanup.
SDSU Cooperative Extension Service
Cassel, E. Kim; Bittiker, Donna; and Guthmiller, Sharon, "Flooding: Response and Recovery" (2010). SDSU Extension Special Series. 26.