Disasters

If It Can Rain, It Can Flood: Buy Flood Insurance

As rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally’s rains have devastated parts of the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama, the storm’s remnants […]

Ahead of Hurricane Sally’s Rains, Many Lack Flood Insurance

As Hurricane Sally slowly moves over the Gulf Coast in the next few days, historical flooding is predicted from rainfall […]

Flood insurance purchase rates in Texas and Louisiana coastal counties

Hurricane Laura’s impact includes flooding from storm surge in coastal areas and inland flash flooding from heavy rainfall. Calcasieu Pass […]

Mangroves and Coral Reefs: How Insurance Can Protect the Protectors

By Jeff Dunsavage, 7/9/2020 Hurricanes and storm-related flooding are responsible for the bulk of damage from disasters in the United […]

Understanding FEMA and other flood maps

On June 29 the First Street Foundation, a nonprofit research firm, released an analysis of flood risk which shows that […]