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Disaster Response

The Rev. Paul McCabe, a former police officer, is the disaster planning and response coordinator for the Diocese of Atlanta and rector of Church of the Annunciation, Marietta.  Please contact him if you have any questions or concerns on this topic.


Phone: 770-928-7916
rector@annunciationepiscopal.org

 

PREPARING FOR FLOODS

With the sudden downpours to which we’re prone at this time of year, and in preparation for storms in the next few months, this is a great time to get educated and prepare for if a flood disaster should strike.

FloodSmart Community Resources
https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/partner/partner_index.jsp

Red Cross Disaster Safety Checklist
http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster-safety-library

How to Protect Your Home From Flood Damage
https://www.redfin.com/blog/2015/03/how-to-protect-your-home-from-flood-damage.html

Emergency Planning - Protect Your Pet
http://www.paw-rescue.org/PAW/PETTIPS/DogTip_EmergencyPlanning.php

How to Avoid Flood Damaged Cars
http://www.carfax.com/guides/buying-used/things-to-avoid/flood-damage

STEM Challenge for Kids - Building Flood Resistant Homes
http://practicalaction.org/beattheflood

Homeowner's Guide to Lightning Safety
http://www.homecity.com/homeowners-lightning-safety-guide

SOURCE: http://www.educatorlabs.org