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Flood Resilience: Building a Stronger Future

Floods are a natural disaster that can cause significant damage to property, businesses, infrastructure, and put lives at risk. The impact of floods can be devastating, but there are ways to build resilience and reduce the damage caused by flooding.

If you are impacted by flooding please see our Householders resources.

Here are some steps you can take to build flood resilience:

Understand your flood risk

Knowing your flood risk is the first step in building flood resilience

Developing a flood emergency plan can help you prepare for a flood event. Your plan should include evacuation routes, emergency contacts, and procedures for protecting your property.

Develop a flood emergency plan

Implement correct measures

Implement flood resilience and flood resistance measures from installing flood doors to raising electrical sockets.

Invest in flood insurance which can help protect your property and finances in the event of a flood to ensure you are adequately covered.

Invest in insurance

Stay informed

Stay up-to-date with flood warnings and alerts in your area. This will help you take necessary actions to protect yourself and your property.