Herkimer County
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Preparing and Recovering from Disasters

Table Of Contents:
Description:
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.
Links:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Information on Preparing for disasters
Documents:
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.