Flood Tweetables

Below are some tweetables you can use for flood preparedness and/or in an flood event:

  1. October 3, 2010 at 5:44 am

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    #Flood Safety Checklist: What Do I Do After A Flood? #hmrd v @RedCross http://bit.ly/bgLNLR
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    Do you know what to do after a #flood? http://bit.ly/bgLNLN #hmrd #hmrd v @RedCross

  2. October 14, 2010 at 3:30 am

    After a #Flood: Return home only when officials have declared the area safe. #hmrd v @RedCross

  3. October 14, 2010 at 3:31 am

    After a #Flood: B4 entering ur home, look 4 loose power lines, damaged gas lines, foundation cracks or other damage. #hmrd v @RedCross

  4. October 14, 2010 at 3:31 am

    After a #Flood: Parts of your home may be collapsed or damaged. Approach entrances carefully. #hmrd v @RedCross

  5. October 14, 2010 at 3:32 am

    •After a #Flood: See if porch roofs and overhangs have all their supports. #hmrd v @RedCross

  6. October 14, 2010 at 3:33 am

    After a #Flood: Watch out 4 wild animals, especially poisonous snakes that may hav come into ur home with the floodwater. #hmrd v @RedCross

  7. October 14, 2010 at 3:33 am

    After a #Flood: If u smell natural or propane gas or hear a hissing noise, leave immediately & call the fire department. #hmrd v @RedCross

  8. October 14, 2010 at 3:33 am

    After a #Flood: If power lines are down outside your home, do not step in puddles or standing water. #hmrd v @RedCross

  9. October 14, 2010 at 3:34 am

    After a #Flood: Keep children and pets away from hazardous sites and floodwater. #hmrd v @RedCross

  10. October 14, 2010 at 3:34 am

    After a #Flood: Cleaning products/paint/batteries/contaminated fuel & damaged fuel containers r hazardous. #hmrd v @RedCross

  11. October 14, 2010 at 3:35 am

    After a #Flood: Check with local authorities for assistance with disposal to avoid risk. #hmrd v @RedCross

  12. October 14, 2010 at 3:36 am

    After a #Flood: During cleanup, wear protective clothing, including rubber gloves and rubber boots. #hmrd v @RedCross

  13. October 14, 2010 at 3:36 am

    After a #Flood: Make sure your food/water r safe. Discard items that came in contact w/floodwater, eg canned goods. #hmrd v @RedCross

  14. October 14, 2010 at 3:37 am

    •After a #Flood: Make sure your food/water r safe. Discard items that came in contact w/floodwater, eg plastic utensils. #hmrd v @RedCross

  15. October 14, 2010 at 3:37 am

    •After a #Flood: Make sure your food/water r safe. Discard items that came n contact w/floodwater, eg baby bottle nipples. #hmrd v @RedCross

  16. October 14, 2010 at 3:38 am

    After a #Flood: When in doubt, throw it out! #hmrd v @RedCross

  17. October 14, 2010 at 3:38 am

    After a #Flood: Do not use water that my b contaminated 2 wash dishes/brush teeth/wash hands/make ice. #hmrd v @RedCross

  18. October 14, 2010 at 3:39 am

    After a #Flood: Contact local/state public health dept for info re: boiling/treating water – water may be contaminated. #hmrd v @RedCross

  19. October 14, 2010 at 3:40 am

    •After a #Flood: Do not use water that my b contaminated 2 prepare food/make baby formula. #hmrd v @RedCross

  20. October 14, 2010 at 3:58 am

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    #Flood Safety Checklist: What Supplies Do I Need? #hmrd v @RedCross http://bit.ly/bgLNLR
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  21. October 14, 2010 at 4:00 am

    #Flood Preparedness Reminder: Remember to place supplies, especially meds & IDs/important papers in plastic bags. #hmrd

  22. October 14, 2010 at 4:01 am

    #Flood Preparedness: If you are diabetic, bring insulin/needles/testing supplies & something sweet 2 prevent low blood sugar. #hmrd

  23. October 14, 2010 at 4:02 am

    Turn around. Dont drown. Be safe driving during & after heavy rains. http://bit.ly/8YR6EH #hmrd v @RedCross

  24. October 14, 2010 at 4:02 am

    #Flood Safety Checklist follows http://bit.ly/bgLNLR #hmrd v @RedCross

  25. October 14, 2010 at 4:03 am

    #Flood Safety: Flash floods occur suddenly due to rapidly rising water along a stream or low­lying area. #hmrd v @RedCross

  26. October 14, 2010 at 4:04 am

    #Flood Safety: Know the Difference: Watch flooding is possible, Warning flooding is already happeng in your area. #hmrd v @RedCross

  27. October 14, 2010 at 4:09 am

    #Flood Safety: Listen 2 area radio/television stations 4 possible flood warnings/reports of flooding n progress. #hmrd v @RedCross

  28. October 14, 2010 at 4:09 am

    #Flood Safety: Be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice. #hmrd v @RedCross

  29. October 14, 2010 at 4:10 am

    #Flood Safety: When a flood or flash flood warning is issued for your area, head for higher ground and stay there. #hmrd v @RedCross

  30. October 14, 2010 at 4:10 am

    #Flood Safety: Most cars can be swept away by less than two feet of moving water. #hmrd v @RedCross

  31. October 14, 2010 at 4:12 am

    #Flood Safety: Avoid floodwaters. If there’s a flowing stream & water above ur ankles, stop/turn around/go another way. #hmrd v @RedCross

  32. October 14, 2010 at 4:12 am

    #Flood Safety: Six inches of swiftly moving water can sweep you off of your feet. #hmrd v @RedCross

  33. October 14, 2010 at 4:13 am

    #Flood Safety: If you come upon a flooded road while driving, turn around and go another way. #hmrd v @RedCross

  34. October 14, 2010 at 4:14 am

    #Flood Safety: If you are caught on a flooded road/water’s rising rapidly, get out of car quickly & move to higher ground. #hmrd v @RedCross

  35. October 14, 2010 at 4:14 am

    #Flood Safety: Most cars can be swept away by less than two feet of moving water. #hmrd v @RedCross

  36. October 14, 2010 at 4:15 am

    #Flood Safety: Keep children out of the water. They are curious and lack judgment about running water or contaminated water. #hmrd v @RedCross

  37. October 14, 2010 at 4:16 am

    #Flood Safety: Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize flood danger. #hmrd v @RedCross

  38. October 14, 2010 at 4:17 am

    #Flood Safety: For info on flood insurance, visit the National Flood Insurance Prog at http://www.fema.gov/business/nfip. #hmrd v @RedCross

  39. December 31, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    #Flashflood or landslide tips: listen for unusual sounds which may indicate moving debris, trees cracking, rushing water #hmrd

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