Flood Education & Safety are paramount and taking the time to educate policyholders on flood safety can help them be prepared before, during, and after a flood.
With the rainy season quickly approaching here on the Treasure Coast, we wanted to share a few safety guidelines so you can help make sure your clients have a plan before, during, and after a flood.
Flood Watch/Flash Flood Watch Flooding is possible. This is normally issued when conditions are favorable for a specific hazardous weather event to occur.
Get your emergency radio
Figure out where higher ground is
Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit
Bring outdoor furniture inside and take valuables up to the highest level of the structure
Disconnect electrical appliances
Flood Warning / Flash Flood Warning Flooding is occurring or will occur soon. If told to evacuate, do so immediately
Get to higher ground
Avoid walking or driving through flood waters.
Did You Know?Just 6 inches of moving water can knock you down. One foot of water can sweet your vehicle away.
Return home only when authorities indicate it is safe. Avoid ﬂoodwaters and moving water — stay away from and report downed power lines.
Do not attempt to drive through areas that are still flooded
Flood waters can be electrically charged or contain harmful chemicals
Photograph damage to the property
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We have 40 years of experience and have seen it all. We put together this guide to help you serve your policyholders the best you can. We want you to be successful. If you have any questions about how we can assist with the insurance claims process, we are only a phone call away! Reach us at 772-567-4435 any time of the day or night.