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Flood insurance coverage can vary; misunderstandings are everywhere after …

Flood insurance coverage can vary; misunderstandings are everywhere after …News from Akron Beacon Journal: In July, it will be two years since Julie Reis of Stow finished chemotherapy treatments for ovarian cancer. Recently, her husband Clint Reis saw his work hours cut in his job as a controls engineer. And then during a violent rainstorm [...]

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Sandy’s victims find flood insurance coverage wanting

Sandy’s victims find flood insurance coverage wantingNews from Newsday: Originally published: November 20, 2012 7:42 PMUpdated: November 20, 2012 7:43 PMBy JOE RYAN  joe.ryan@newsday.com Photo credit: Steve Pfost | Massapequa resident Joe Demeo stands outside his home that was flooded during superstorm Sandy, destroying the upright piano from his childhood among other belongings. (Nov. 19, [...]

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Many of Sandy’s flood victims lack insurance coverage

Many of Sandy’s flood victims lack insurance coverageNews from The Connecticut Mirror: South Norwalk — After the initial anguish subsides over the destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy, many storm victims will face another shock: Their homeowner’s policies may not cover the damage to their homes. Mortgage lenders require homeowners on the coast and on floodplains [...]

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Most Duluthians lack flood insurance coverage

Most Duluthians lack flood insurance coverageNews from Minnesota Public Radio: by Dan Kraker, Minnesota Public Radio June 22, 2012 DULUTH, Minn. — In parts of Duluth today, it’s hard even to tell that a catastrophic flood coursed through the city only two days ago. Streets have been cleared, parking lots that were totally submerged are [...]

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Emerald’s insurance: Full coverage

Emerald’s insurance: Full coverageNews from Central Queensland news: CGU Insurance national personal lines manager Reece Williams. THE Central Highlands Council has done enough work to warrant insurance giant CGU justification to offer flood insurance, including those homes within the flood zone. On a whirlwind tour of Emerald this week, CGU national personal lines manager Reece [...]

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Adding insult to insurance: Lenders force homeowners into costliest flood coverage

Adding insult to insurance: Lenders force homeowners into costliest flood coverageNews from Syracuse.com: David Lassman / The Post-StandardWhen his lender required coverage for an amount 10 times what he paid for his house, Gordon Casey, whose house is in a flood zone, ended up paying more for insurance than for his mortgage. When Gordon Casey [...]

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Bridging the gap between New Mexico flooding events and insurance coverage

Bridging the gap between New Mexico flooding events and insurance coverageNews from El Defensor Chieftain: by El Defensor Chieftain Reports | March 24, 2012 | Filed under: News Despite being the nation’s number one natural disaster, statistics continue to show that most people ignore the risks associated with flooding and do not buy flood insurance. [...]

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Bill to fix flood coverage goes to Bryant

Bill to fix flood coverage goes to BryantNews from Picayune Item: JACKSON — The state Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill to allow local governments to enforce federal floodplains codes at hunting and fishing camps and remain in the National Flood Insurance Program. The bill, approved Thursday, now goes to the governor. [...]

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Senators: Areas Protected By Levees, Dams Should Not Need Flood Coverage

Senators: Areas Protected By Levees, Dams Should Not Need Flood CoverageNews from PropertyCasualty360: NU Online News Service, Oct. 18, 2:47 p.m. EDT WASHINGTON—Two Gulf-Coast senators are seeking to remove a Senate flood-insurance legislation provision requiring flood coverage in areas already protected by levees, dams or other flood-control structures. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Mark Pryor, [...]

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Flood insurance: High water exposes gaps in coverage

Flood insurance: High water exposes gaps in coverageNews from Pocono Record: By MICHAEL RANDALL September 03, 2011 Fewer than 20 percent of Americans purchase flood insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Yet when a hurricane like Irene roars through an area, it affects 100 percent of those in its path, and it doesn’t pay [...]

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