One of the priorities will be to clean and repair broken parts of the house. Says the American Red Cross on wiping out flooded areas, "when in doubt, throw it out. Don't risk injury or infection."
And there can be emotional ramifications to deal with as well as the physical ones. The crucial step in healing traumas, says FEMA, is to acknowledge your feelings, and also focus "on your strengths and abilities." Remember that it is normal to be shaken, spacy, sad or angry. Talk with others about the ordeal you've been through and rebuild together, as a community.