Flood Resources

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Heavy rainfall

Weather patterns show flooding is likely in 2020. MU Extension has developed this resource page — with advice on flood preparation, management and recovery — to help Missourians cope.

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Flooding hits entire communities

MU Extension can help you find resources on myriad flood-related issues.

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Flooded town in Missouri

Food safety after flooding

Floods can devastate property and have lasting effects on a community. In the aftermath, people might not think about the consequences flooding can have on food.

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Flooding in Missouri

Flooding remains the deadliest weather-related natural disaster in Missouri. Floods can occur from heavy rainfall, overflowing rivers, broken dams or levees or backed-up urban drainage basins.

The USGS Flood Information website shows the areas of Missouri where a flood currently exists. This map, coupled with MU Extension resources outlined below, provides tools to stay safe and prepared. Go to MU Extension's news and articles for the latest updates on flooding.

Explore our publications to find information on topics ranging from disaster supply kits to financial recovery plans. Our resources collection provides access to additional expertise, including knowledgeable advice on what to do as you return to a farm that has been flooded.

Please contact one of our experts at the bottom of this page if you have questions.

 

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