After getting flood insurance, there are several things you can do to minimize losses in your home and ensure your family's safety.
1. Safeguard your possessions.
Create a personal flood file containing information about all your possessions and keep it in a secure place, such as a safe deposit box or waterproof container. This file should have:
2. Prepare your house.
3. Develop a family emergency plan.
For more information on emergency preparation, talk to your insurance agent or visit Ready.gov.
As soon as flood water levels have dropped, it's time to start the recovery process. Here's what you can do to begin restoring your home.