Flood Preparedness Resources

Check if your home is in a flood zone

Get alerts with the FEMA app

Helpful Websites

Helpful Phone Numbers

Disaster Distress Helpline

To connect with a trained crisis counselor. This national, multilingual hotline provides immediate crisis counseling for people experiencing distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.

United Way

And speak with a live, highly trained service professional in your area from any cell phone or landline. All calls are private and confidential.

California Preparedness Initiatives


Input your home address to view what natural hazards you are at most risk of

Preparing for a Disaster During COVID-19

Video Resources

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Floods after Wildfires

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Know Your Floods and How to Be Prepared

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How to Prepare for a Flood

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Flood Preparedness California

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When the Clouds Form

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Flood Preparedness (FEMA)

Preparedness Guides

Listos California

Disaster Ready Guide

Listos California

Disaster Ready Guide (Spanish)


What to do Before a Flood

How to Prepare for a Flood

Flood Water After A Disaster or Emergency

How to Stay Safe When a Flood Happens

Flood Factsheet

Emergency Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide for Pet Owners

How To

Take pictures of your important documents. Keep all of your important documents in one, easily accessible spot. Also remember that documents are replaceable. Lives are not!

  • Passport
  • Credit cards
  • Insurance policies (all pages)
  • Leases
  • Deeds to your home
  • Mortgage documents (at least the first page)
  • Car loan documents
  • Birth certificates
  • Immigration documents (green cards, work permits, visa applications, etc.)

Disaster Readiness Resources