Houston is no stranger to flooding. In August of 2017, the city flooded with over 60 inches of rain, damaging 204,000 homes and taking 82 lives during Hurricane Harvey. This year, don’t let the Houston rain catch you off guard. Here’s what you should do before, during, and after a flood.
Houston’s devastating floods can be life-altering. Make a plan to keep your family safe before, during, and after flooding. For more information, check out our Tropical Storm & Hurricane Preparedness Checklist. Locate your nearest St. Luke’s Health emergency room ahead of time, so your family knows where to go in case of a medical emergency.
American Red Cross | Flood Safety
National Weather Service | Flood Safety Tips and Resources
Ready.gov | Floods
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