Building & Facilities Damage
Returning home after a flood can increase your risk of exposure to mold, chemical hazards, and injuries.
Be aware of potential chemical hazards during floods. Flood waters may have moved containers of hazardous chemicals from their normal storage places.
- EPA. A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home.
- CDC. Preventing Mold After A Disaster.
- CDC. Mold After a Disaster.
- CDC. Flood Water After a Disaster or Emergency.
- CDC. Respiratory Recommendations for Reentering Flooded Homes.
- The American Red Cross. Repairing Your Flooded Home. [PDF – 56 pages]
- The American Red Cross. Returning Home After a Hurricane or Flood. [PDF – 1 page]