If There’s a Flood in the 'HoodHydropower & You Home

Emergency Kit

Is Your Family Prepared for Floods and Other Natural Disasters?

Floods and freak storms are becoming more common—and a little preparation will go a long way if one occurs in your area. Whether you live downstream from a reservoir or very far away from one, or in an area vulnerable to storms or earthquakes, share these disaster safety tips with your family.

Make an Emergency Kit

Put the following into an easy-to-grab plastic box:

  • blankets
  • flashlights
  • enough food, water and supplies for three days
  • radio and extra batteries
  • first aid supplies
  • medicines
  • cell phone car charger


Keep handy one complete change of clothing and shoes per person, including wet-weather gear.

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