Post Flood Disaster Assessment

Check off list





_____ A. Hydrologic Service Area

_____1. Describe the HSA

_____ 2. Describe the event

_____ 3. Antecedent conditions

_____ 4. The event itself

_____ 5. Damage and/or deaths


_____ B. Products issued

_____ 1. What products were issued and when?

_____ 2. Lead times

_____ 3. Provide any log sheets the office keeps (i.e. phone call sheets)


_____ C. Data Collection, etc.

_____ 1. Was the office receiving all necessary data - if not, why?

_____ 2. Any problems with equipment in the office (i.e. AWIPS, WHFS, etc.)?

_____ 3. Describe any problems with remote equipment (i.e. river gages, radar, ALERT, etc.) and the impacts.

_____ 4. Experience

_____ 5. Who worked the event?

_____ 6. Training and background of the staff with hydrologic events


_____ D. Overall Hydrology Program in the office

_____ 1. Drills and training exercises

_____ 2. Hydrologic Services Manual (content and accessibility)

_____ 3. E-19s and other relevant documentation (up to date and accessible)

_____ 4. Other hydro tools and resources in the operations area

_____ 5. Customer Satisfaction

_____ 6. Were customers well informed - were their needs met?

_____ 7. Provide a listing of customers for possible interviews


_____ E. Office Evaluation

_____ 1. What worked well for the office?

_____ 2. What areas need improvement?

_____ 3. What recommendations does the office have for itself?

_____ 4. If the office is supported by another office, how was the support?