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MAP YOUR FLOOD RISK

FLOOD Ed:

What you should know about floods, and then some.

Flooding from Heavy Rains

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  • Flooding from Heavy Rains

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  • Hurricane Katrina Levee Failure

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  • Becky Bently, Atlanta 2009

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  • Frank Billingsley, Tropical Storm Allison

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  • Mary Martin, Hurricane Irene 2011

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  • James Skelton, Atlanta 2009

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  • Bertie Midgett, Hurricane Irene 2011

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  • The Taylors, Atlanta 2009 Rains

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  • Joel Lusk, De Moines IA

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  • Two Flood Stories, Atlanta 2009

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  • Rich Smith, Severe Rains

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Flood Quick Facts

  • Fact #1

    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 #2

    90% of all natural disasters have some form of flooding.

  • 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

    Overflows from sewer systems or sump pumps are not considered a flood unless a flood has caused the backup and overflow.

  • Fact #5

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

BREAKING FLOOD NEWS:

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