Reporting Flood Damage
Many areas of Cattaraugus County sustained significant damage from the flooding last week; and some continue to receive new damage even today. The Office of Emergency Services is working to compile damage information from all municipalities, businesses, and home owners. If your property has sustained damage related to the flooding, here is a short list of what to do to report these damages.
- Take pictures of everything – before you begin to cleanup or make repairs, during clean up and repair, and after
After the Flood: Tips and Resources
Your home or business has been flooded. Although floodwaters may be down in some areas, many dangers still exist. Here are some things to remember in the days ahead:
- Avoid moving water.
- Do not attempt rescue in damaged areas unless your assistance has been specifically requested by police, fire, or other emergency services.
- Emergency workers will be assisting people in flooded areas.