Flood is a temporary submergence of the significant part of the land as a result of natural forces influence. Flood scales vary significantly: from local, touching a definite neighborhood to very large, affecting multiple states. Flood, depending on its reasons can be divided into 3 groups:
Floods caused by plentiful precipitation or intensive snow ablation
Floods, arising under the influence of wind. This type of flood is inherent in the coastal area
Floods caused by seaquakes, provoking giant waves
Also floods differ in progress time: from slowly to quickly developed. You must know that you may suffer from flood in spite of your location: whether you live in a low-lying area or in an upland area. To be prepared for flood you must have emergency lockdown kits for school and business
and survival food
kits. With the help of these supplies you will be able to stay in a confined space for a definite period of time.
How can I protect myself from a flood?