What to pack if a flood comes

The east coast of England is preparing for the worst tidal surge in 30 years. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

As the Met Office warns of possible major coastal flooding, Public Health England has issued guidelines on what to pack in a floodkit for people living in high-risk areas:

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Make sure to pack a #floodkit if you’re in an at-risk area, just in case you need to leave home for a while #Floodaware

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What to include in your #floodkit 1) Phone numbers, insurance documents, bank cards & money #Floodaware

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What to include in your #floodkit 2) Medicines & medical devices, hearing aid batteries, glasses & contact lenses #Floodaware

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What to include in your #floodkit 3) Clothing, toothbrush & personal items; nappies & baby food if you have a baby #Floodaware

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