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FLOOD Ed:

What you should know about floods, and then some.

Becky Bently, Atlanta 2009

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  • Becky Bently, Atlanta 2009

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  • Bertie Midgett, Hurricane Irene 2011

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  • The Taylors, Atlanta 2009 Rains

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  • Mary Martin, Hurricane Irene 2011

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  • Two Flood Stories, Atlanta 2009

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  • Joel Lusk, De Moines IA

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  • Rich Smith, Severe Rains

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  • Flooding from Heavy Rains

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  • Hurricane Katrina Levee Failure

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  • James Skelton, Atlanta 2009

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  • Frank Billingsley, Tropical Storm Allison

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Flood Quick Facts

  • Fact #1

    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 #2

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

  • Fact #3

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

  • Fact #4

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

  • Fact #5

    There are some homeowner endorsements that will cover a back-up or overflow of sewers or drains or a sump-pump. These type losses sometimes do occur during flooding events. These endorsements will often have dollar limits substantially less than the flood policy

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