Fact Sheet: Floods and Flash Floods, 2009

(2009) Fact Sheet: Floods and Flash Floods, 2009. Iowa Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

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Abstract

Mitigation pays. It includes any activities that prevent an emergency, reduce the chance of an emergency happening, or lessen the damaging effects of unavoidable emergencies. Investing in mitigation steps now such as constructing barriers such as levees and purchasing flood insurance will help reduce the amount of structural damage to your home and financial loss from building and crop damage should a flood or flash flood occur.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Homeland Security, Flood, Flash Floods
Subjects: Public Safety and consumer protection
Public Safety and consumer protection > Public safety
Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters > Flood
ID Code: 9591
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 17 May 2010 14:01
Last Modified: 17 May 2010 14:01
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/9591