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					                                                                                                                     FLOOD ACTION PLAN




                           In a                                                                             CAUTION:
                                                                                                           As a result of the
                                                                                                           Canyon last fall, ra
                                                                                                                                fire in Fourmile
                                                                                                                                in events could




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                                                                                                          • creek levels rising
                                                                                                                                  more quickly
                                                                                                          • higher frequency
                                                                                                                                 of flooded
                                                                                                            underpasses. Use
                                                                                                                                 caution near
                                                                                                            creeks.
                                                                                                         For tips on what to
                                                                                                                                 do before,
                                                                                                         during and after a
                                                                                                                              flood, visit
                                                                                                         boulderfloodinf
                                                                                                                               o.net.


            FACT: The City of Boulder is the #1 flash flood risk in the state of Colorado. Be prepared.


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                                                                                    IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
                                                                                    EMERGENCY RESPONSE
   prepared                                                                         Police, Fire, Ambulance: call 9-1-1
     Even though you think such an event is unlikely to
     happen, it can! This flood action plan can help you                            Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222

              prepare for this natural disaster.                                    Non-emergency Dispatch: 303-441-3333

                                                                                    Family Doctor
            Review Your Family Plan. Review this information so everyone
      1     is familiar with the plan in the event of a flood.                      Phone #

            Choose an Emergency Family Contact. Ask an out-of-town
                                                                                    EMERGENCY CONTACTS
            friend or relative to be your contact. After a flood, family members
      2     should call this person to communicate your location and key            Name
            information.
                                                                                    Home Address
            Designate Meeting Places. In the event of a flood, you may
      3     become separated from family members and not have phone or
            communication service. Choose a place right outside your home in case   Family Cell Phone #’s
            of a sudden emergency. Choose a location outside your neighborhood in
            case you cannot return home.

            Carry Your Family Contact Information. Your plan should                 Work Phone #’s

      4     include contact information for family members, both at work and at     School Phone #
            school. Your plan should also include information for your emergency
            contact, meeting locations and emergency services.                      Emergency Contact Phone #

            Seek High Ground Immediately. You may need to evacuate
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            on a moment’s notice; however, high ground could be the top floor. Be
            sure everyone is aware of safe routes and safe places.
                                                                                    MEETING PLACES
            When You Hear The Siren – When an emergency warning is                  Neighborhood Meeting Place
      6     used by sirens, radio or other media, tune your radio to 850 AM or
            local news.

            Sign up for FREE emergency alerts on home, work, and cell               Outside Neighborhood Meeting Place
      7     phones, text messaging and e-mail. BoCo911Alert.com.




                                   www.boulderfloodinfo.net

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                    Be Pre pared!
                                FLOODS-
                                Floods Happen
                                activity 2 you need to evacuate at a moment’s notice or are
                                       Should
                                             cut-off from town because of a flood or other disaster,
           Get your                          you probably will not have the opportunity to shop for the
       disaster supply kt                    supplies you and your family will need. Your household
                                             should assemble a disaster supply kit, including items your
           together                          family would need to stay safe and comfortable for three
                                             to four days.




                                     2
                                         AT LEAST ONE
   ASSEMBLE                              GALLON OF WATER
                                         PER PERSON, PER
   A DISASTER                            DAY.
   SUPPLY KIT.                           PETS TOO!
                                         DON’T FORGET
                                         SUPPLIES FOR
  Look up the disaster                   YOUR PETS!

  supply kit list at
  redcross.org.                                                                                6

  Collect the kit items                                                                       FIRST AID KIT
                                                                                              & ESSENTIAL
  and store them in a                                                                         MEDICATIONS
  portable container
  in an easily accessible
  location.




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                                            FLASHLIGHT
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                                                               NON-PERISHABLE
              AM RADIO                                                   FOOD
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                                      BATTERIES




                            www.b oulderfloodinfo.net
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