Flooding can happen at any time of the year, affecting
your home, travel and work life, but you can help
yourself by taking simple steps:
Advice on insurance is available from the Money
Advice Service. The leaflets below contain
further advice and information.
Who does what during flooding?
The Scottish Environment Protection
Agency (SEPA) is Scotland's flood warning authority.
It provides flooding updates and advice on being prepared for flooding.
Be aware of who does what during flooding and severe
weather events. Remember that while local authorities, national
agencies and the emergency services all have a part to play, the
person who can usually do the most to help you is you.
The Scottish Flood Forum provides support to
those who are affected by, or at risk from, flooding. A range of factsheets are available on their
For further information, see the SEPA