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Having suffered the appalling consequences of being flooded myself on many occasions, I have made it my mission in life to raise the awareness of flood risk and to support those at risk in their preparation for being flooded. A bit of thought and preparation before a flood, could help to reduce the horrible impact that being flooded has on individuals, families and businesses. 

Planning ahead breaks down into 4 sections:- 

1)  Find out if you are at risk of being flooded by clicking this link, this will take you to the Flood section of the Environment Agency's website. This is an interactive map and will give you the level of risk your home or business face from being flooded. For more detailed  and essential information about flood searches, please look under 'useful links'

2)  If you are at risk of being flooded then it is essential that you sign up for a FREE Environment Agency Flood Warning via the Environment Agency website by clicking here or by ringing 0845 988 1188. 

3) Prepare a ‘Flood Plan’ specific to the needs of your family or business. (More details under ‘information’.) 

4) Think about how you can minimise any damage by purchasing appropriate flood protection products in advance. (More details under ‘information’.)
 
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Know Your Flood Risk
 
 
 
Know Your Flood Risk is a campaign with a mission to help raise awareness of the issue of flood and encourage practical guidance and support to help protect homeowners and property professionals against the risks.

 

 

 

Why join the campaign?

By signing up to the campaign you will join a community of organisations whose goal is to raise awareness of flood information and the potential risks. As a collective voice, Know Your Flood Risk and its members aim to raise the profile of flooding and ensure consumers are not only aware of the risks they face, but also how to mitigate them.

 

JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TODAY BY VISITING www.knowyourfloodrisk.co.uk

 

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