Herkimer County

Preparing and Recovering from Disasters

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No one ever knows when a disaster might strike. We must have the tools and plans in place to make it on your own, at least for a period of time, no matter where we are when disasters strike. Plan in advance what you will do in an emergency.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Information on Preparing for disasters
Emergency Checklist (PDF - 340.1 KB)

Sometimes during disasters there is damage to your peoperty that needs to be repaired.  Here are some tips for choosing a contractor.

Mold after Flooding (DOCX - 15.8 KB)
Here are some information about mold after a flood.  Mold can be dangerous and needs to be addressed.  Here are some ways to help.
Flood Information (DOC - 27.0 KB)

What to do if flooding occurs.

Flood Safety (DOC - 27.0 KB)
Tips for recovering after a flood.