Guidance

Personal flood plan

Checklists to help you prepare for flooding.

Documents

Flood Warnings - know what to do?

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Personal Flood Plan

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Details

If you live in a flood risk area, do what you can now to prepare for a flood. Don’t wait until it happens; you may not have time.

Download the short 3-point plan ‘Flood Warnings – know what to do?’ to find out what each level of flood warning means.

Download, print and fill in the PDF version of a personal flood plan on this page.

The personal flood plan includes a list of things you should do (like moving sentimental items to safety), and provides space for you to note down important contact details such as your utility companies and insurance.

Related information: Prepare for a flood.

Published 1 July 2009
Last updated 20 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. 3-Point plan to flood warnings added.
  2. Included link to online version of flood plan.
  3. First published.