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Helpful Links and Resources

How to Prevent Your Home from Flooding (before and after the water has started pouring in)

 

Flood Mitigation/Safety Literature for Educating Communities

 

https://www.fema.gov/blog/2012-03-14/things-you-can-do-mitigate-against-flooding

-        Short blog post that mentions a couple good ideas to mitigate damages if your home is in a high flood risk area

 

https://www.floodsmart.gov/flood/first-prepare-for-flooding

-        Steps on how to prepare for flooding

 

 --------Flood Insurance

 

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1534868793138-f0136958230515b5605bcae5f85e81a5/FEMA_NFIPBrochure_55X85_v6_508.pdf

-        Brochure on why people need flood insurance

 

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1464695949383-abdada4ea913e679e2b7e57484dcb1e4/National-Flood-Insurance-Program-Fact-Sheet-May-2016r.pdf

-        Flood insurance fact sheet

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AfTKFXOIQo

-        Flood insurance video (FEMA)

 

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/videos/165832

-        Video on flood insurance coverage

 

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/videos/165839

-        Video on how to buy flood insurance

 

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/videos/165856

-        “Why should I rethink insurance”

 

-------- Disaster Response/Mitigation

https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan

-        Website that has information on how to make a disaster communication plan

 

https://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit

-        Tips for building a disaster kit

 

https://www.nap.edu/read/18309/chapter/8

-        Implementing flood risk prevention strategies

 

https://www.nh.gov/osi/planning/programs/fmp/mitigate-resiliency.htm

-        New Hampshire’s website page on flood mitigation and resiliency. There are a lot of links on this site.

 

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1904-25045-2423/fema_mitigation_ideas_final_01252013.pdf

-        Disaster mitigation ideas; flood starts on page 21 of 88

 

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p0/p00631.pdf

-        DHS Flood Toolkit

 

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2014-07/documents/flood-resilience-checklist.pdf

-        Flood Resilience Checklist (for community leader/government use)

 

https://www.fema.gov/what-mitigation

-        FEMA Mitigation site

 

 -------- Buyouts

 

https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2018/11/13/fact-sheet-acquisition-property-after-flood-event

-        FEMA buyout fact sheet

 

https://mema.maryland.gov/Documents/Buyout%20FAQ.pdf

-        FEMA buyout FAQ’s

Possible Flood Grant Opportunities for Communities

 

https://dnr.wi.gov/aid/munfloodcontrol.html

-        DNR Mitigation grant

 

https://eda.gov/disaster-recovery/supplemental/2019/

-        EDA Funding for disaster Recovery