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Flooding: advice to the public

Practical tips and health advice in new flooding leaflet.

A new leaflet Flooding: advice for the public is now available, produced by Public Health England in collaboration with the Environment Agency (England) to help those at risk of flooding.

Drawing on experience from a number of major floods, plus research, the document contains practical advice and tips for:

  • the time before flooding occurs, when flooding has been forecast
  • what do to after a flood, including cleaning up safely