Who can help?
There are a number of different organisations that can help in a flood
If you have an emergency, please phone the emergency services at 112 or 999
|ESB Networks||LoCall 1850 372 999|
|Bord Gais||LoCall 1850 20 50 50|
|Irish Water||LoCall 1890 278 278|
Visit the homepage of Met Éireann website: www.met.ie
Watch or listen to national and local tv and radio news bulletins
Local Authority Contacts
Local Authority contacts can be found here:
Other Useful Contacts
|Office of Emergency Planning||www.emergencyplanning.ie|
|1890 252 736|
|Health Service Executive||www.hse.ie|
|1850 24 1850|
|Department of Social Protection||www.welfare.ie|
|1890 500 000|
|Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine||www.agriculture.gov.ie|
|1890 200 509|
|Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation||www.djei.ie|
|Health & Safety Authority||www.hsa.ie|
|Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government||www.housing.gov.ie|
|Office of Public Works||www.opw.ie|
Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (ACEI) - For advice on structural surveys and a directory of ACEI structural Engineers see website www.acei.ie
Citizens Information (information on social and public services): www.citizensinformation.ie 0761 07 4000
When claiming for flood damage on your insurance remember the do’s and don’ts below:
- Do telephone your insurance company’s 24 hour emergency helpline to get the process started as soon as possible.
- Do commission immediate emergency pumping and repair work to protect your property from further damage.
- Do get advice from your insurance company on reputable contractors and builders.
- Do check with your insurer if you have to move into alternative accommodation, as this is often covered by your policy.
- Do make sure your insurance company knows where to contact you if you have to move out of your home.
- Do keep an inventory of all your correspondence with your insurance company.
- Don’t begin any work without the approval of your insurance company.