@Kristin, a fellow blogger from Canada happened to be a victim of water damage in her home during last Christmas. Having dealt with it effectively and successfully, she decided to post a detailed narrative of the whole experience, with very valuable, practical tips that many others would find useful. Kudos to Kristin for taking the time to share all this in such great detail.
Here is the link to her post:
Our Christmas Mini-Disaster (and What You Can Learn From It)