Northampton Community College Developed by: Michelle Adams Cezanne Colvin Ramy El Khoury Nadine Morgan Giancarlo Sánchez
What to do? Has anyone ever been in a flood before? Apart from rainfall, what are the other types of disasters that can cause floods to occur? The emergency alarm goes OFF, what is your first step?
Recognizing warning systems and signals. Do you really know how deep and fast the water is? How long does it take for a flood to develop ?
Turn around don’t drown What could be in the water when it overflows?
Flood Kit. What do you think is the most important item to have while being stuck in your house during a flood and why?
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Recommended Flood Emergency Kit water canned food battery - powered radio flashlight first aid kit whistle moist toilettes wrench or pliers can opener garbage bags and plastic ties (one gallon per person per day) (enough for 3 days) (with extra batteries) (to alert rescue personnel to your location) towelettes (to turn off water and electricity) (to protect yourself and your belongings from cold and wet conditions) (non-electric)