Ohio State University Extension http://agsafety.osu.edu

Agricultural Safety and Health Program

Ohio State University Extension

Flood Information Update

Documents related to coping with and recovering from flood-related issues Factsheet URL
General Information
Storm and Flood Cleanup (NIOSH) http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/flood/.htm
Key Facts About Flood Recovery (CDC)

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/after.asp

Key Facts About Flood Readiness (CDC) http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/readiness.asp
Floods and Flash Floods: Before, During, and After (FEMA)

http://www.ready.gov/floods

Water Sanitation
Emergency Disinfection of Water Supplies http://ohioline.osu.edu/aex-fact/0317.html
Shock Chlorination of Wells and Springs http://ohioline.osu.edu/aex-fact/0318.html
Water Testing http://ohioline.osu.edu/aex-fact/0314.html
Where to Have Your Water Tested /sites/agsafety/files/imce/images/0315%282%29.pdf
Food Safety
The Emergency Food Guide Pyramid - Eating nutritiously when the lights are out /sites/agsafety/files/imce/images/emergency_food_pyramid%281%29.pdf
Food Safety (CDC) /sites/agsafety/files/imce/images/foodwater%281%29.pdf
Food and Water Safety During Floods and Hurricanes (FDA) http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm076881.htm
In Case of Power Outage, Do not open Freezer! http://ohioline.osu.edu/home/freezer.html
Refrigerator Storage /sites/agsafety/files/imce/images/5403.pdf
Personal Safety/Health
Animals and Mosquitos (CDC)

/sites/agsafety/files/imce/images/animalhazards.pdf

Property Protection
Build with Flood Damage Resistant Materials (FEMA) http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=3262
Raise Electrical System Components (FEMA) http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=3262
Anchor Fuel Tanks (FEMA) http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=3262
Install Sewer Backflow Valves (FEMA) /sites/agsafety/files/imce/images/how2007_sewer_4_11.pdf
Household Recovery
How to Repair Ice-Damaged Trees http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/icedamage/
After A Flood (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/index.html
Cleanup of Flood Water (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/cleanupwater.html
Indoor Air Quality: Molds and Dust http://ohioline.osu.edu/cd-fact/pdf/0191.pdf
Is Mold in Your House Dangerous? http://ohioline.osu.edu/enviro/wi98/enviro_2.html
Saving Water-Damaged Belongings
Quick 'n Easy Stain Removal http://ohioline.osu.edu/outside/stainrem.html
Tips for the Care of Water-Damaged Family Heirlooms and Other Valuables (FEMA)

http://www.fema.gov/news-release/1999/08/03/tips-care-water-damaged-family-valuables-and-heirlooms

Preventing Damage From Mold: Tips For Homeowners (FEMA)

http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2012/09/07/tips-prevent-post-flooding-mold-home-clean-it-dry-it-or-discard-it

Saving Photographs After The Flood (FEMA)

http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2002/07/13/saving-personal-photographs-after-flood

Save Your Treasures the Right Way (Heritage Preservation) http://www.heritagepreservation.org/NEWS/IsabelAfter.htm
Agriculture
Harvesting Flood Damaged Corn for Silage or Grain http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CornSoy/cornsoy6_3htm#1
Managing Flooded Grain Bins http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/cropsystems/00059.html
Effects of Flooding and Ponding on Corn http://ohioline.osu.edu/agf-fact/0118.html
Flood-related portals at other sites Resource URL
Home Moisture - Dealing with water and water damage to homes http://www.homemoisture.org/
FEMA Flood Information

https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/flood_facts.jsp

CDC Flood Disaster Information http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/index.asp
Iowa State University - Flood Cleanup Information http://www.extension.iastate.edu/disasterrecovery/flood.htm
North Dakota State - Coping with Floods http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/flood/
Missouri Extension - Flood Response http://extension.missouri.edu/main/DisplayCategory.aspx?C=259