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MAP YOUR FLOOD RISK

FLOOD Ed:

What you should know about floods, and then some.

Rich Smith, Severe Rains

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  • Rich Smith, Severe Rains

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  • Bertie Midgett, Hurricane Irene 2011

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  • James Skelton, Atlanta 2009

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  • Hurricane Katrina Levee Failure

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  • Flooding from Heavy Rains

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  • Becky Bently, Atlanta 2009

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  • Frank Billingsley, Tropical Storm Allison

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  • Joel Lusk, De Moines IA

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  • Two Flood Stories, Atlanta 2009

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  • The Taylors, Atlanta 2009 Rains

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  • Mary Martin, Hurricane Irene 2011

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Flood Quick Facts

  • Fact #1

    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.

  • Fact #2

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

  • Fact #3

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

  • Fact #4

    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 #5

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

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