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Table 5 List of post-flood behaviors

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

1. Have the condition of the electrical installation and heating appliances checked
2. Replace the refrigerator insulation if it is wet or replace the appliance
3. Disinfect the contaminated rooms
4. Sterilize all kitchen items contaminated by the flood water
5. Discard items in contact with the flood water
6. Wear rubber gloves to handle items in contact with the flood water
7. Check if mold has developed
8. Make a list of the damages caused to the home and to your belongings
9. Update your emergency kit
10. Attend citizens’ meetings concerning the flood