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Spring Flooding & Flood Safety Awareness Week 2014


It's Flood Safety Awareness Week. Do you know your #flood risk? http://go.usa.gov/xjo

Spring #flooding is a major risk for U.S., especially in Midwest & Northeast communities. Be prepared! http://1.usa.gov/1ogWpd5

Many factors cause #spring #flooding, including heavy rains, snow melt, and ice jams. What's your risk? http://1.usa.gov/1ogWpd5

Are you prepared for #spring #floods? Learn your flood risk & protect yourself with a flood policy. http://1.usa.gov/1ogWpd5

#Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the U.S. Are you prepared? http://go.usa.gov/xjo

Floods can happen anywhere: nearly 1 out of 4 NFIP #flood claims come from moderate- to low-risk areas. Learn more http://1.usa.gov/1ly4gAK

A few inches of water can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage. See what #flooding could cost you: http://go.usa.gov/xjo

Learn what to do before, during & after a #flood to prepare, stay safe, and recover www.ready.gov/floods

Most homeowners insurance does not cover #flood damage. Consider #floodinsurance. http://1.usa.gov/1ly4gAK

A building located in a high-risk flood zone is more likely to experience a #flood than a fire http://1.usa.gov/1ly4gAK

Typically, it takes 30 days for a #flood policy to take effect, so get insured before a flood hits http://1.usa.gov/1ly4gAK

See how these families recovered from a flood – both with and without flood insurance http://1.usa.gov/P504h1

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Spring Flooding & Flood Safety Awareness Week 2014


Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 17-21. FEMA is educating people about their flood risk and providing information about the financial impact of a flood, how to purchase a policy, and how to recover from flooding. Learn more at www.ready.gov/floods.

Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States. Educate yourself on the risks and impacts of flooding during National Flood Safety Awareness Week so you can financially protect your family and your property. http://1.usa.gov/1a1zbBx

Spring flooding can happen all across the country, but residents in the Northeast and Midwest are at great risk of severe flooding this time of year. Take action to financially protect your property against damage. http://1.usa.gov/1ogWpd5

A number of factors can cause spring flooding, including heavy rains and severe storms, snow and ice melt, and ice jams. Learn more about spring flooding at http://1.usa.gov/1ogWpd5.

Take steps to prepare for spring floods. Learn your flood risk, make a flood plan, and financially protect your property by purchasing a flood policy. Learn more http://1.usa.gov/1ogWpd5

Remember, most homeowners insurance does not cover floods, and there is typically a 30-day wait before a policy goes into effect. If you already have a flood policy, be sure to renew it each year to remain financially protected against costly flood damage. http://1.usa.gov/1ly4gAK

Being prepared for a flood can not only help keep your family safe, but it also can help lessen property damage and reduce the costs of recovery. Do you know what you can do to reduce your risk? http://1.usa.gov/1aghwq1

There are a number of things you can do to reduce your risk, including purchasing flood insurance and developing a family emergency plan. Learn more at www.ready.gov/floods

Most Americans don't know their risk for flooding and assume they aren’t in a flood zone. The reality is, floods can happen anytime, anywhere. Floods are the #1 natural disaster in the United States. In the past 5 years, floods have occurred in all 50 states. Learn your risk at http://1.usa.gov/1ly4gAK.

Flood insurance is available to homeowners, renters, and business owners. The average premium for a yearly flood insurance policy is around $650, and for residential properties outside of high-risk areas, Preferred Risk Policies can start as low as $129 a year. Learn more at http://1.usa.gov/1ly4gAK.

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