Most areas of California are susceptible to some form of flooding. Whether it is from a storm, river overflowing or from a wildfire changing the landscape, it is important to stay informed. To check for flood hazard in your area, you can visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Map Service Center
. As a safety measure, federal and state agencies have information on what to do before, during, and after a flood.
American Red Cross: Flood Safety
What to do before, during and after a flood.
California Department of Water Resources: Floods Preparedness
Maps, videos and resources to help prepare for a flood.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Floods
Information on preparing for flood, floodwater safety and health concerns returning home after a flood.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): How to Prepare for a Flood
Learning the risk that a flood can bring.
Ready.gov - Floods
Information of floods.
Ready.gov Kids - Floods
Information on helping kids prepare for floods.
University of California Cooperative Extension: Floods
What to expect after a flood.