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Table 4 List of behaviors to carry out when evacuating one’s home

From: Development and validation of five behavioral indices of flood adaptation

1. Bring your emergency kit, including your medication
2. Lock the doors
3. Register with a temporary shelter if available
4. Use the route indicated by the authorities to evacuate the neighborhood
5. Tell your loved ones where you can be easily reached
6. Put your pets in a secure location
7. Wait for the authorities’ permission before returning home