Coast Guard prepares for pollution and search and rescue due to rising water on Inland River System

U.S. Coast Guard photoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is preparing for potential search and rescue and pollution response as a result of flooding on the Western Rivers. The Coast Guard has reached out to Coast Guard units outside of the affected area and directed them to remain on standby to assist where severe flooding is possible. Coast Guard Disaster Assistance Response Teams are moving into...

Flood Preparation Isn’t Just For Those On The Water

No one wants to be a flood victim, forced to sort through soggy basements and damaged belongings after the water drains. Floods are the number-one national hazard in the country, occurring in all 50 states. By having a plan in place, you can assure that you and your family stay safe and avoid some of the stress and potential financial loss after a flood.