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Restoration Industry Association Provides Evacuation Checklist for Residents Impacted by Flooding
Date:6/18/2008

COLUMBIA, Md., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents forced to leave their homes and businesses due to flooding often have only a short period of time to pack up their belongings. The Restoration Industry Association (RIA, formerly ASCR) suggests that individuals keep these items in an emergency kit or gather them during an evacuation:

-- Health & homeowners insurance policies, wills, passports

-- Family photos & irreplaceable mementos, disposable camera, digital

camera, video camera

-- Digital inventory CD of house and printout of contents

-- Paper & pen, address book, emergency phone numbers (family,

hospital, physicians)

-- Wallet, checkbook, credit cards and cash

-- Canned goods, can opener, peanut butter, protein bars, bouillon cubes,

M.R.E.s, baby food

-- Bottled water (1/2 gallon per person), water purification tablets

-- Sharp knife, duct tape, electrical tape, small shovel, rope, work

gloves, fix-a-flat for tires, tarps, dust masks, small toolbox,

all-purpose tool

-- Water proof matches, butane lighter, small fire extinguisher

-- Transistor radio, batteries

-- Candles, flashlights

-- Pet food and supplies

-- Toiletries - toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, hand sanitizer, toilet

paper, feminine products, diapers, baby wipes, paper towels, trash bags

-- First aid kit, hydrogen peroxide, antibiotic ointment, vitamins, general

remedies (cold, flu, allergies, chap stick, antacids), glasses

-- Clothing - long pants/shirts/gym clothes for sleeping/rain poncho,

walking/working shoes, extra underwear and socks, jackets/sweaters

-- Sleeping bags, cots, air mattresses, folding chairs

-- Laptop computer, cell phone, chargers & car chargers

-- Medication & prescriptions

-- Extra batteries

-- Maps

-- Irreplaceable jewelry

-- Children's games, deck of cards

"While this list of is not all-inclusive, it provides a good starting point under very difficult circumstances," said RIA President, Rusty Amarante, CR. "RIA members know from experience how important it is to be prepared for the unexpected."

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA, formerly the Association of Specialists in Cleaning & Restoration) has member firms worldwide. RIA provides industry leadership, supports science, and promotes best practices for cleaning and restoration. More information is available on the RIA website: http://www.restorationindustry.org.


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