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Flood Resources

Louisiana State University

Louisiana Floods - Here's what you need to know

Hosted by Louisiana State University, a recognized university in flood mitigation, preparedness and recovery.  This site offers comprehensive information for the public on dealing with flood clean-up and recovery.  While on LSU site, this information is also useful to residents of West Virginia. (http://www.louisianafloods.org/)


American Red Cross

A 60-page booklet on how to perform simple home repairs after flooding, including cleaning, sanitation, and determining which professionals to involve for various needed services. (http://www.redcross.org/services/disaster/afterdis/reptoc.html)


FEMA.gov - Federal Emergency Management Agency

A decription of FEMA's assistance to flood victims. (http://www.fema.gov/rrr/)

A decription os FEMA's flood insurance and mitigation services. (http://www.fema.gov/fima/)


Information and Resources

Fact sheets on different aspects of disaster recovery including flood recovery. (http://www.ag.uiuc.edu/~disaster/after.html)