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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    rather than taking more time out beforehand to mitigate the scale of the damage. This puts consumers, businesses, property owners around the country and taxpayers at risk. Our problems start in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the federal ...
    09/15/2016 - 10:32 pm | View Link
  • Severe storms to raise flood threat in central US into Friday night
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    09/9/2016 - 12:07 am | View Link
  • Officials watching ‘high risk’ dams after Houston storms
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    04/19/2016 - 10:09 pm | View Link
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  • Valley homeowners reconsider flood insurance after recent storms
    "It never rains here, and then in August people ask why didn't I buy flood insurance, because of all the rains." Most basic homeowners policies do not cover damage ... risk. The Kiwanis Club of Baton Rouge reached out to members around the world to raise ...
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  • Peak Hurricane Season Poised to Increase Risk of Flooding ...
    ... the peak of hurricane season often brings heavy rains and fall storms, and this year's risk is even ... to Increase Risk of ... your home with #flood ...
    09/29/2016 - 9:54 am | View Website
  • Reduce Flood Damage to Homes
    Reduce Flood Damage to Homes. ... to help protect property against potential flood damage. ... caught off guard by the risk that flooding posed as the storm came ...
    09/26/2016 - 5:36 pm | View Website
  • Flood Facts | Flood Risk | Flood Insurance | FloodSmart
    Flood facts on flood risk and flood insurance policies for flood ... winter storms and snowmelt are ... your home is more likely to be damaged by flood than by fire.
    09/26/2016 - 11:45 am | View Website
  • House Raising In NJ
    NJ House Raising Serving ... House-raising is very important in storm damage prevention and ... to show a more current picture of flood risk for several ...
    09/21/2016 - 5:53 am | View Website
  • Tropical Storms and Hurricanes
    Hurricane season tropical storms cause damage in costal areas, ... Flood Risk Scenarios; The Cost ... If you still have questions about Hurricanes and ...
    09/20/2016 - 7:59 pm | View Website
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