Storms Damage Homes, Raise Flood Risk Across South

Storms damage homes, raise flood risk across South

Officials in Drew County are going house-to-house in and around Monticello, Ark., where numerous trees were blown onto trailers ...

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  • Daily News of 2014-09-26 - European Commission
    But when storms rage and ... people and their homes ... The damage can however be reduced if ... severe weather and potential floods, and if ...
    09/26/2014 - 6:56 am | View Link
  • Environmentalists criticize seawall plan - Hub
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  • Phoenix area storms highlight flood-control issues
    it will put large regions of the county at risk." The thought was echoed by his former colleague, Mary Rose Wilcox, who said, "Flood control is not an economic-development engine, it's a safety engine." 'Hard to raise money' The district's offices are in ...
    09/22/2014 - 5:35 am | View Link
  • Winter storms won’t lead to home insurance rise
    It brings the total cost of claims for damage to property from the worst of ... insurance policies nationally did include cover for flood risk but among the 2% excluded there may be homes that are no longer at risk and should be eligible for cover.
    06/20/2014 - 2:24 pm | View Link
  • Storms raise risk of burgeoning waters
    "This all has to lead to an increase in flood behavior," said David Vallee ... The forum speakers noted how, unlike tornados or other catastrophic weather, the damage from floods can be mapped and somewhat mitigated. But floods, the speakers said, will ...
    04/14/2014 - 5:22 pm | View Link
  • Storms raise havoc, Rome in turmoil
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  • UK storms: Communities face more disruption
    The Isle of Portland, once home to the Royal Navy and Olympic sailing events, knows its coastline only too well and the damage the sea can do. Sirens are in place which raise the alarm ... urged people to check the flood risk in their area via its website ...
    01/4/2014 - 2:07 am | View Link
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    Effective 5 February 2012 AAMI will provide flood cover under our AAMI Home Building and AAMI Home Contents Insurance policy. AAMI is committed to providing quality ...
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    10/15/2014 - 4:31 pm | View Website
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