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Preparing your Home for a Flood in White Marsh

2/17/2017 (Permalink)

Call SERVPRO of Perry Hall/White Marsh if you experience fire or water damage from a storm. 410-529-1664

Flooding can happen fast in many environments. Given the numerous bodies of water in the Chesapeake region, it is important that residents near the Patapsco and gunpowder river regions are well prepared. Here is a list of things the American Red Cross recommends having set aside so your family can be ready for a flood evacuation.

  • Water - 3+  day supply per person

  • Food- 3+ day supply of non-perishable, easy to prepare food

  • Flashlight

  • Battery powered or hand crank radios

  • Extra batteries

  • first aid kit

  • medications (7 day supply) and medical items, hearing aids with extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, cane)

  • Multi-purpose tool

  • sanitation/personal hygiene items

  • copies of personal documents (medications list and pertinent medical info, deed/lease to home, birth certificates, insurance policies)

  • cell phones with chargers

  • family and emergency contact information

  • extra cash

  • emergency blanket

  • map of the area

  • baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers)

  • pet supplies (collar, leash, id, food, carrier,bowl)

  • tools/supplies for securing your home

  • extra set of car keys and house keys 

  • extra clothing, hat and sturdy shoes

  • rain gear

  • insect repellent and sunscreen

  • camera for photos of damage

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