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Preparing for floods

Date : 09 March 2020


Do you know how to keep yourself and your property safe from flooding this winter? East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public of the importance of knowing what to do if there is flooding and how to prevent it.

Being Prepared

When bad weather hits, it is often too late to prevent damage and so the best way to deal with potential floods is to be prepared. Floods can happen quickly so don't wait until it is too late to think about preparation.

Do you know....

  • How to turn off your electricity and gas supplies?
  • What is covered by your insurance?
  • Who you can call if you need assistance?

Further information

Staying alert and preparing for the worst can help keep you, your family and your property safe. For more information on flood safety and useful contacts see our website www.esfrs.org/your-safety/winter-weather-floods and follow 

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