Flash Flood Emergency Planning
Those Susceptible to Hazards of Floods
Flash Floods can happen almost anywhere, causing great damage in its path. The following groups are most susceptible to the hazards floods pose:
• the elderly
• the poor
• single-parent families, large families or families with very young children
• those lacking access to a motor vehicle
• the ill or infirm
Watch video on how FloodSax helps those who cannot lift heavy sandbags.
FloodSax® sandless sandbags provide a quick and easy solution for unexpected flood events, especially for people who are unable to quickly dig, fill and move traditional sand bags to protect property.
FloodSax® provide a cost-effective and practical resource for individuals and businesses to provide flood protection and to prevent or greatly reduce flood damage. Within minutes a wall can be erected to mitigate damage caused by water and flash flooding.
Home emergency plan - Flood Safety Checklist
The American Red Cross provides a checklist to ensure you are well prepared in the event of a flash flood. http://www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4340128_Flood.pdf