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In the event of a threat of flood:

  • Elevate all property at least two feet off the floor.

  • The IUPD will notify Physical Plant and monitor the weather alerts.

  • An officer who is familiar with the geography will monitor the track of the flood.

  • IUPD or Physical Plant may require faculty, staff, and students to move their cars out of the Havens parking lot.

  • The Physical Plant emergency staff will be notified, and a representative will report to the incident commander.

In the event of a flood on Indiana University Kokomo property:

  • Review water contamination procedures.

  • Make sure that all property is elevated above forecasted flood level.

Evacuation Procedures:

  • The IUPD and Physical Plant emergency staff will announce an evacuation if necessary.

  • The IUPD and Physical Plant emergency staff will check all areas of the building to make sure the building is evacuated.

  • Protect money/property if it doesn't threaten anyone's safety:

    • Close and lock all cash registers.

    • Lock all areas that have money.

  • Meet at a predetermined location outside the building.

  • Do not return to the building unless a university official gives an all-clear.

If there is any property damage as a result of the flood:

  • Once the all-clear has been given, enter the building with caution. Be sure that appropriate personal protective equipment is provided and worn.

  • Inspect the building to assess damage and report to the EOC.

  • Document all expenses.

  • Make sure all damages are noted.

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