Flood is a fundamental risk for everyone to be aware of, regardless of your proximity to a water source.As our climate changes and the country becomes increasingly urbanised, more and more people are experiencing the devastating impact of flooding. This interactive resource aims to answer questions about flood risk – from identifying the types of risks you face, to what to do if you fall victim to flooding (including sector-specific guidance where relevant). We also look at common risks associated with Escape of Water.
We will regularly be adding new materials in order to create your complete guide to flood risk.
Other than waterways, what else can cause flooding?
How might a major loss impact my organisation?
What if my property values are not accurate and up-to-date?
What can we learn from past flood events?
How can I assess my risk from flooding?
What impact can my building's construction have?
How does flood risk influence insurance premiums?
What can I do to manage potential flood risks?
How do I increase my property's flood resilience?
How do I incorporate flood risk into my health and safety procedures?
What support systems can I put in place to prepare for flooding?
How can my insurer help me mitigate flood risk?
How should I respond following a flood?
What is the role of my loss adjuster?
During my recovery, what can I do to reduce future flood risk?
How can local government continue to operate effectively during widespread flooding?
How can I support my communities in managing their flood risk?
How can flooding impact my organisation?
How can I minimise the impact of major loss events?
What should I do to prevent pipes bursting in winter?
How do I satisfy my statutory duty to plan for major incidents?
How can I protect my organisation against financial shortfall following flood?
What are the most common causes of escape of water claims?
Are there any simple tips to prevent escape of water incidents?
How can technology prevent water leaks?