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Preparing Your Flood Kit

Preparing Your Flood Kit

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  1. Preparing Your Flood Kit

  2. What’s a Flood Kit? • An emergency kit that would really help, if there was a flood in your home. • A Flood kit is very important if your home is at risk - if you live on a flood plain or at the coast.

  3. What would be in it? • Important items that would help you in an emergency. • These are items that you could take with you if you have to leave your home. • Or you might have to take refuge upstairs, away from the flood waters.

  4. Which Items Are Best? • Things To Eat & Drink! • Bottled Water • Tin Cans of Food • Biscuits

  5. How Would You Communicate? • If your home is flooded there will be no electricity. • You would need to be able to call for help – so take a mobile phone. • You would also need a battery-operated radio to find out what’s going on.

  6. How Would You Keep Warm? • As your central heating may stop working in a flood, you should pack: • Some warm clothes, like jumpers. • Also take some blankets. • And waterproofs!

  7. Other Must-Have Items… • As there might not be electricity, don’t forget a torch! • And just-in-case remember to put together a first aid box!

  8. Important Documents • Don’t forget yourimportant documents, like passports and insurance documents. • Can you think of other things that would be useful?