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FLOOD Ed:

What you should know about floods, and then some.

The Taylors, Atlanta 2009 Rains

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  • The Taylors, Atlanta 2009 Rains

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  • Two Flood Stories, Atlanta 2009

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  • Bertie Midgett, Hurricane Irene 2011

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  • James Skelton, Atlanta 2009

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  • Hurricane Katrina Levee Failure

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  • Rich Smith, Severe Rains

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  • Frank Billingsley, Tropical Storm Allison

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  • Flooding from Heavy Rains

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  • Joel Lusk, De Moines IA

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  • Becky Bently, Atlanta 2009

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  • Mary Martin, Hurricane Irene 2011

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Flood Quick Facts

  • Fact #1

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

  • Fact #2

    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 #3

    If a house is destroyed due to the collapse of the land it is built on, and the collapse is due to waves or currents of water, that would be considered a flood and would be covered.

  • Fact #4

    Collapse or subsidence of land and the insured house, along a shore of a body of water caused by waves or currents of water are considered a flood and are covered by this policy.

  • Fact #5

    Flood damage is not typically covered by a homeowners insurance policy.

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