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Safe Rooms Save Lives
BATON ROUGE, La. – Every year, tornadoes, hurricanes, and other extreme windstorms injure and kill people, and cause millions of dollars’ worth of property damage in the United States. Most homes, even new ones constructed according to current building codes, do not provide adequate protection for occupants seeking refuge from these events. Having a safe room built for your home or community can help provide near-absolute protection for you, your family, or the public.
Flooding is terrifying, and even after the immediate threat has passed, the conditions created by a flood can be dangerous and stressful to navigate. After a flood, you may be overwhelmed with concerns about how to ensure your safety, as well as the safety of your home and car. And there’s pressure to move fast, because the actions you take in the 24 hours following a flood can make all the difference. Here are some practical steps to follow immediately after a flood.
Going Home After the Flood
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