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Public information Statement
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
800 AM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018

The National Weather Service in New York, has declared
March 11th through March 17th as Flood Safety Awareness Week.

Today`s topic: Partner Resources

The National Weather Service works with, and relies on strategic
partnerships involving river observations, reservoir management,
floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, flood preparedness
and safety efforts to reduce the loss of life and property
caused by floods. Today we are sharing some great tools from
several of our partners.

American Red Cross:
Family disaster plan:

Federal Alliance For Safe Homes (FLASH):
Flood Safety Information

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):
Safety information:
Safety kit assembly:
Property protection and flood insurance:
Assess your flood risk:

United States Army Corps of Engineers:
Flood information:

United States Geological Survey
Water watch:
Water alert - national water information system:

The National Weather Service works with many key partners to
complete the mission of protecting life and property. Some
additional key partners are the National Hydrologic Warning
council, Association of State Floodplain Managers, the National
Safety Council, media outlets, and many other government and
private sector organizations. For more information about our
partners, or to learn about partners local to your area, contact
your local NWS office.

As we wrap up the 2018, Flood Safety Awareness Week, remember,
flooding can occur in ANY of the fifty States or U.S. territories
at any time of the year. Prepare yourself, your family, and your
home for potential disaster. Be aware of potential flooding in
your area, Turn Around Dont Drown, and help make the U.S. be a
more weather ready nation!

David J. Nicosia
Warning Coordination Meteorologist
National Weather Service Binghamton, NY is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.