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Recovery Resources: Flood Damage

Knowledge Base of Flood Disaster Informaiton
From, see a list of support for before, during, and after a flood emergency.

Flood Recovery Checklist
This 8-page document provided by provides a host of resources and tips.  Learn about how to prioritize your action plan, general clean up, dealing with stress, and resources to call for help.

Flood recovery resources by AIA
This page from the American Institute of Architects offers a fact sheets and tip on rebuilding, insurance and personal safety.

Repairing Your Flooded Home (PDF)
This 56-page PDF booklet by the American Red Cross, provides a comprehensive list of all things you need to take care of after a flood, including getting organized before you start cleaning, restoring utilities and preparing for the next flood.

Electricity Cost Calculator by
Use this calculator to help you estimate the cost of running appliances and equipment. Often, this type of equipment can run for days – drying fans, heaters, and dehumidifiers use a lot of electricity.

Cost to Repair Water Damage
Use this calculator to get a rough idea of flood recovery costs.  Enter your zip code and property square feet to find a high and low estimate.

Water Damage Restoration – Wikipedia
Read about terms and process used for water damage restoration, and classification and categorization of water damage.

Also see:  Flood Preparedness