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If your home is at risk of flooding, you need to prepare. You can find out if your property is at risk of flooding from the government's website including specific advice on how to prepare.
Nottinghamshire County Council, who are the lead authority for the response to flooding, have also provided advice on how to prepare for a flood.
Flooding information for businesses
If your business is at risk of flooding, you need to prepare. For more information how to plan ahead for flooding, go to the gov.uk website or, for more detailed information specifically for businesses go to the gov.uk Preparing you business for flooding web page.
If individuals are required to evacuate their property due to flooding or the risk of flooding, they are able to leave their property and move in with family or friends and would not be committing an offence under Covid regulations. There are exceptions for leaving your home as well as gathering/mixing with other households such as in the case of an emergency and to escape the risk of injury, illness or harm.
There are also exceptions for anyone who has tested positive for COVID or has been told to self-isolate by NHS test and trace. Again that person may leave their place of isolation to escape the risk of harm.
If you have been affected by flooding
Guidance on the health risks from flooding and how to clean up safely can be found by visiting the gov.uk Flooding: Health guidance and advice web page.
The government’s website also has a mental health fact sheet available with information and advice on the imparts of being flooding on people's mental health. Go to the gov.uk guidance page to find out more.
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