Raising Awareness of the risk of flooding in Sutton By Dover Parish

Raising Awareness of the risk of flooding in Sutton by Dover Parish

Flood Action Week 2022


Is your home at risk of flooding?

  • Over 5 million homes and businesses in England are at risk of flooding Is yours one of them?
  • The average cost of flood damage to a home is £30,000, and the mental health impacts are long lasting
  • You could be out of your home for an average of 5 months.
  • Crucially taking steps to prepare for flooding can reduce the damage to your home and possessions by around 40%.


With winter fast approaching, now is the ideal time to check if you’re at risk of flooding:

How can you prepare?

  • Sign up for warnings at uk/sign-up-for-flood-warnings
  • Create a flood plan uk/prepare-for-flooding
  • Find out how to protect your property here
  • Check your insurance to see if you are covered
  • Have a flood kit of essential items at home
  • For help and advice call Floodline free on 0345 988 1188.





Help make a difference in your community and help in times of flooding – sign up to become a volunteer Flood Warden: