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Post-Flooding Fact Sheets for Residents and Businesses

If your business or property has been affected by the floods, The Greater Manchester Resilience Forum Partnership has provided some useful factsheets for both Residents and Businesses  to help give guidance on what steps to take next.  


Leaflets for GM Businesses and Residents

Useful Web Links regading Flooding


Please see below links regarding Flooding in Greater Manchester:


Leak Detection Services From Polygon UK Essential Guide To Flood Planning & Preparation

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Environment Agency

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Met Office North West Warnings

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Manchester Evening News

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BBC News

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Sky News

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Greater Manchester Police

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Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service

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North West Ambulance Service

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Social Media Support During Flooding: Can You Help?

We want to work together to encourage people to check if they are at risk of flooding. If they are at risk we need them to protect their homes and businesses. Click the link to read more:

Social media support – can you help?                         

We want to work together to encourage people to check if they are at risk of flooding.   If they are at risk we need them to protect their homes and businesses.

There is information on how to check flood risk and sign up for warnings on our flood pages. Help us to signpost those pages to people at risk.

How you can get help?

·         Retweet flood awareness messages using #floodaware

·         Follow @EnvAgencyNW for messages to retweet. We are posting every morning.

·         Share #floodaware Facebook posts from Flood Group UK and the Environment Agency on Facebook.

·         Add the #floodaware Twibbon to your profile picture on Twitter and/or Facebook:

·         Keep an eye out on Environment Agency TV  for our You Tube films on what people would hate to lose during a flood, our incident response and how businesses can be prepared for flooding and severe weather in the future. Share the films with your followers, or embed them on your website.


Flood Destroy, Flood Awareness, Environment Agency

Public Health England Flood Leaflets

These leaflets designed by Public Health England provide advice and guidance around specific aspects of flooding as  well as a general Frequently Asked Questions

PHE Flooding: Frequently Asked Questions leaflet.PDF

PHE Flooding: Advice For The Public.PDF

PHE How To Clean Your Home Safely.PDF  


Leaflets for residents post Flooding

Guidance on Post-Flood Insurance

If you've been affected by flooding over the Christmas period, The Responding To Major Floods leaflet by the Association of British Insurers sets out the support you can expect from your insurer in the days, weeks and months after a major flood.

Insurers will do everything they can to help customers as quickly as is practically possible given the scale of the flooding and its continuing impact on access to flooded areas.


ABI Guidance on Flooding

National FLood Forum Guidance Leaflet

The National Flood Forum have prepared a general guidance leaflet which has useful advice for before, during and after flooding has occurred.


NFF Flood Guidance

FloodRe Insurance Assistance Scheme

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Flood Re is a private reinsurance company developed at the request of the Government to address the increasing problems people at flood risk face in getting reasonable cover. Insurance companies will be able to insure homeowners without taking in to account their flood risk - thus providing normal premiums and an end to the 'uninsurable' - and then pass on the flood risk element of the claim to FloodRe.

FloodRe launched on the 4th April 2016 and is available now