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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Your emergency checklist

Civil contingencies

For more information about being prepared in an emergency go to the official Staffordshire prepared website.

Interactive tutorial
See our first aid tutorials, but don't forget, in an emergency always dial 999 before you do anything else first

What to do after a flood

Flooding
After the flood

If your home is damaged by flooding it can be a very traumatic experience.

Depending on the level of damage caused there can be a lot of things you need to consider before you can return and start living as normal in your property.

  • Check Your Home First
  • Go Inside Carefully
  • Take Care of Yourself
  • Clean Up
  • Protect Your Home From Further Damage
  • Hose the House and its Contents
  • First Aid at Home
  • Turn off the Electricity
  • Rescue the Most Valuable Items

For more information about what to do After a Flood- Click Here

The following link also has information about what you can do in a flood

http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/floods/default.aspx