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 hazards 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: Flood 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.
Emergency Services Team Educational Resource List (PDF)
Resources to support the needs of our local educational agencies (LEAs) before, during, and after flood disasters in California.
Preparing for Floods at K-12 Schools and School Districts Fact Sheet
The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools' best practice guide on school preparedness including incorporating flooding in Emergency Operations Plans.
Ready.gov - Floods
Information of floods.
Ready.gov Kids - Floods
Information on helping kids prepare for floods.
REMS TA Center - K-12 Resources
Preparing for Floods at K-12 Schools and School Districts
REMS TA Center - Additional Information
Resources on Preparing for Floods at Education Agencies.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings Web Page
University of California Cooperative Extension: Floods
What to expect after a flood.