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
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.
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.
Voluntary flood insurance policies are not enforced until 30 days after purchase.
90% of all natural disasters have some form of flooding.