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2011-08-20 07:00:00

Area insurance experts educate community about flood damages. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 Despite drought warnings during the first week of August, the team at Casper Insurance and neighboring Pennsylvania residents are bracing for large amounts of rainfall. The late summer and early fall months are known for bringing scattered but severe storms, nonetheless, many people go without the flood insurance PA homeowners need. Floods damage more U.S. homes than any other type of...

2011-08-17 10:00:00

ACTIVE HURRICANE SEASON IS PREDICTED THROUGH OCTOBER 2011, SO BE PREPARED AND DON'T DELAY PURCHASING FLOOD INSURANCE, WARNS I.I.I. NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than a fifth of U.S. homeowners have a flood insurance policy that protects their property and personal belongings, even though more than four out of every five natural disasters nationwide involve flooding, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Coverage for flood damage resulting...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

Local Louisiana insurance company educates community about flood insurance coverage. Natchitoches, LA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Local Louisiana insurance and financial services provider, Cunningham Financial Group, strives to keep their local community educated and up-to-date on current events and coverage-specific news. One coverage area which Cunningham Financial Group has chosen to pay particular attention on is flood insurance. Beginning earlier this spring Louisiana residents have had to...

2011-07-31 00:02:08

Area insurance specialists provide flood coverage information. Hudson, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2011 Local Florida insurance agency, Florian Insurance, Inc. is constantly looking for ways to provide extended value and service to their community. With hurricane season now fully underway, the need to address potential risks, such as flooding, must remain a top priority for homeowners. Statistics say that nearly 70% of Americans live on the coast and may be vulnerable to flooding. Furthermore,...

2011-05-15 00:02:29

With seasonal spring rain expected, take a look at these common flood insurance misconceptions Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 14, 2011 Charlotte Insurance a locally based North Carolina insurance agency, is constantly striving for ways in which they can better serve their Carolina clients. With the expected spring rain and vastly approaching hurricane season the team at Charlotte Insurance has taken the time to answer some of the most common flood insurance questions that have surely puzzled...

2011-05-01 13:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One month from the beginning of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are urging U.S. residents to prepare their homes and businesses for the heightened flood risks associated with hurricanes and tropical storms. Flood insurance is essential to help protect against the devastating effects of flooding, and the time to act is now; there is typically a 30 day wait before a policy takes effect....

2011-03-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With many communities throughout the nation facing threats of spring flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are once again joining forces to commemorate Flood Safety Awareness Week March 14 - 18. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/floodsmart/48725/ FEMA and NOAA's National Weather Service are...

2011-01-20 13:11:00

Family, Career Status Should Be Reflected In Your Policy Coverage NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major purchases and lifestyle changes such as marriage, divorce or retirement can have a profound effect on your insurance needs, so an annual coverage review is always a good idea, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "Discussing your current insurance needs with your agent, broker or company representative to make sure your coverage is up-to-date is...

2011-01-19 10:56:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Considering purchasing property, but concerned about the flood potential? Need to estimate the cost of flood insurance? Tired of searching the Internet for reliable flood hazard information? The first-ever FloodMap Mobile app for smartphones answers these questions and many more, instantly summarizing flood risk information from FEMA, the nation's authority on flood mapping. With the FloodMap Mobile app, users have at their fingertips a full...

2010-07-21 14:16:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Hartford, Connecticut has received a letter of accreditation for the Hartford Levee and Flood Control System on the Connecticut River. The accreditation was received from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Consulting engineering firms GEI Consultants, Inc. and Fuss & O'Neill, Inc. led the team supporting the City's successful two-year effort. "The City of Hartford was extremely...


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