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Regardless of how a flood occurs, the rules for being safe are simple: head for higher ground and stay away from floodwater.

Local Information

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other state and local government agencies are working hard to protect and prepare our nation for emergencies. Click on the map below to find resources and information on preparedness in your community.

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Citizen Corps

Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders. To learn more and to get involved, contact your nearest Citizen Corps Council by visiting

State and local government officials interested in changing the information on their state's page should email: