If you live in a flood zone, remove food, movable assets, documents, money and other valuables from lower floors and cellars.
During and after the event:
Before leaving your home, turn off electricity and shut off gas and water pipes. Do not attempt to cross a watercourse where water reaches up to your knees. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads by car. Do not approach riverbanks. Do not consume fresh food that has been in contact with the floodwater. Do not drink water until notified that it is safe to do so, and especially do not drink well water. Do not use electric installations and appliances that have been flooded. Follow the information broadcast by competent services and bodies.