Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Preparing for El Nino this Fall and Winter now, and consideration of flood insurance

San Mateo Patch/Paige Austin, Staff, 9/7/15.  "What you should do now to prepare for El Nino.  Wildfires and drought have left California at greater risk of flooding during a monster El Nino, and experts say now is the time to prepare."
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What's a dog to do, too much water everywhere

.....  "Residents can identify their flood risk by entering their addresses at the government’s floodsmart website.

Most homeowners’ insurance policies don’t cover flooding. If you think your home is at risk of flooding this winter, now is the time to buy flood insurance, said Humilde. Policies take 30 days to go into effect, she added. Policies that cover building and contents cost less than $500 a year, she said.

The floodsmart website includes information about flood insurance and links to insurance agents. Even more important than insuring your home is preparing your family for an emergency.Read article. 

Related - US Government Insurance Program/Floodsmart, guide to what is covered in a Flood Insurance policy.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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