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Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.

Category: Flood, Preparedness Tips

What is a 100-Year Flood?

October 2nd, 2013

Family walking through flood-FEMAIt’s probably not what you think!  Check out the California Flood Preparedness website for the answer.

In addition, find out other interesting facts about floods; for example, do you know what Alluvial Fan Flooding is vs. Riverine flooding?  Both are common in California.  And find resources for Reducing Your Flood Risk.

Also see our section on Flood Preparedness for more helpful tips and resources.

 

 

About the author

Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.


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