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. There are some very simple steps an individual or family can take to plan and prepare for flooding.
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Cassel, E. Kim; Bittiker, Donna; and Guthmiller, Sharon, "Flooding: Planning and Preparation" (2010). SDSU Extension Special Series. 27.