Flooding: planning, managing and recovering from a flood

Making a personal flood plan; what to do if a flood is forecast; what to do if a flood happens; cleaning up after a flood.


Flooding: advice for the public

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This 8-page leaflet covers:

  • flood warnings
  • making a personal flood plan
  • what to do if a flood happens
  • recovering from a flood