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Some tips around flooding to support farmers during challenging weather conditions.
In Scotland, please refer to the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency
Maintain a log of your reports including the dates. You can do this by collecting evidence, such as videos and photos, showcasing the flood's effects on your property. Ensure all damages, regardless of value, are photographed as they can be significant.
The RPA has recently released advice for properties affected by floods. This includes government services (TB testing and animal movement), as well as various environmental and forestry schemes.
If you're worried about how the flood impacts your agreement with an agri-environment scheme, consult the guidelines and contact the Rural Payment Agency.
If your concerns are regarding schemes managed by the Forestry Commission, such as the England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO), please refer to the guidelines and contact the Forestry Commission if necessary.
The EA can help to ensure that you can undertake the necessary work to recover from flooding, using emergency provisions where possible. It can do this provided it is safe for you to do the work and the work doesn't cause any greater risk of flooding.
See the latest alerts, guidance and information on flooding, including tips on using your mobile to send an emergency message or to share your location.