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MAP YOUR FLOOD RISK

FLOOD Ed:

What you should know about floods, and then some.

Two Flood Stories, Atlanta 2009

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  • Two Flood Stories, Atlanta 2009

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  • Bertie Midgett, Hurricane Irene 2011

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  • Mary Martin, Hurricane Irene 2011

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  • Rich Smith, Severe Rains

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  • Joel Lusk, De Moines IA

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  • Hurricane Katrina Levee Failure

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  • The Taylors, Atlanta 2009 Rains

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  • Flooding from Heavy Rains

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  • James Skelton, Atlanta 2009

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  • Becky Bently, Atlanta 2009

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  • Frank Billingsley, Tropical Storm Allison

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Flood Quick Facts

  • Fact #1

    Voluntary flood insurance policies are not enforced until 30 days after purchase.

  • Fact #2

    Flood insurance is required by law for some high risk homes but only a minority of homes fall under this category. Congress passed some laws requiring that all federally-insured or regulated lenders, for instance mortgages backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac require flood insurance to protect their investment in the property.

  • Fact #3

    The physical effects of mold contamination, which range from irritating symptoms akin to seasonal allergies to death, continue to gain national recognition and scientific support. Click here to find out more about mold and how to ensure that your home and property are safe to live in.

  • Fact #4

    To purchase flood insurance click here to get a quote now!

  • Fact #5

    Floods can happen anywhere and without warning.  25% of homes with flood claims each year are in low risk zones just like yours.  Give yourself and your family the peace of mind of knowing that they are protected should a flood happen.  It will take a full 30 days from the time your policy is purchased to be valid so waiting to make this decision is a serious risk.

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