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000 NOUS41 KBGM 161201 PNSBGM NYZ009-015>018-022>025-036-037-044>046-055>057-062-170400- 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.