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​These pages focus on environmental health issues. Choose the appropriate page for flood information related to your operation type. Follow your emergency plan.


External Resources

The following external links are provided for additional information. Please note that when you click on any of the following links, you will be redirected away from the Interior Health website and may not be able to navigate back to this page with ease.
  • Red Cross Emergency & Disaster Services: Resource to help locate specific emergency and disaster services available in affected cities.
  • Guide to Disaster Recovery: BC Ministry of Public Safety step-by-step guide to disaster recovery – re-entering a home, cleaning up, insurance and repair etc.
  • Flood Clean Up: Emergency Management BC handout outlining steps and issues to consider prior to re-entering a home after a flood.
  • Cleaning Up After a Flood: HealthLink BC Information document outlining key health hazards associated with a flood along with information on when it is safe to return home and how to prepare to return home after a flood.
  • How to Deal with Mould: One page Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) information sheet outlining mould prevention and cleanup methods.
  • Indoor Air Quality - Mould and other Biological Contaminants: HealthLink BC Health downloadable health file explaining mould and health problems associated with moulds (which may be present after a flooding event).
  • Disaster Financial Assistance: Provides information and links to available disaster financial assistance for uninsurable events such as overland flooding or landslides.
  • Regional Districts & Municipalities: This is a searchable directory to locate contact information for individual regional districts and municipalities.
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