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Preparedness Strategies For Hurricane Season

Preparedness Strategies For Hurricane Season Forecasters from Colorado State University (CSU) predict a mild 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, but those who live in hurricane prone areas of the country should not assume they will not be hit by a storm, say the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) and the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).  more »

When It Floods, Is The Damage Covered

Water, Water Everywhere…But When It Floods, Is The Damage Covered By Your Insurance? Just when you stopped worrying that another Polar Vortex would bring more severe cold, snow and ice, rising spring temperatures pose another risk: water damage—caused by ice dams, ice jams and flooding, according to Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) Water can be extraordinarily more »

Flood Safety Awareness Week

Flood Safety Awareness Week Because of frequent flooding of the Mississippi River during the 1960s and the rising cost of taxpayer-funded disaster relief for flood victims, Congress in 1968 created the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). It has three mandates: to provide residential and commercial insurance coverage for flood damage, to improve floodplain management and more »

Flood Insurance

Floods are the leading natural cause of property damage. Four times more homes are destroyed by flood than by fire, causing over $2 billion in property damage every year. In Lake City, we get some heavy rains, and you have to buy flood insurance 30 days before coverage begins. After Katrina, many homeowners found out more »

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