Flooding - Information for Residents
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Creating a Healthy Home: A Field Guide for Clean-up of Flooded Homes.
Developed by Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. and the National Center
for Healthy Housing, 2008. This guide is meant for do-it-yourselfers and
contractors who need to clean-up mold in flooded homes before starting
to rebuild or renovate.
Storm Recovery Guide
(PDF, 1000 KB) Developed by the Louisiana State University
Agricultural Center. This guide provides information on staying healthy after
disaster, surviving and recovering from a power outage, restoring storm-damaged
buildings, salvaging water-damaged belongings, lawn and garden losses, financial
recovery and risk management.
Clean-up and the Air in Your Home Guide from the US Environmental
Protection Agency on how to clean your home after a flood to reduce
indoor air problems.
American Red Cross:
Public Health Departments can provide:
FEMA After the
Flood a fact sheet if your home has suffered flood damage. FEMA provides
an overview of hazards, filing insurance claims advice, and clean-up tips.
Wisconsin. A state program that helps low-income families and
individuals to buy nutritious food.
Local Human Services
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April 22, 2013