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Georgians urged to prepare for severe weather, despite forecasts of dry June

...storm kit, evacuation plan and flood insurance. Every home is in a flood zone...only one in 10 Georgians has flood insurance, which is separate from homeowner's insurance.A preferred risk flood insurance policy costing 85 cents a day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-02/georgians-urged-prepare-seve
GOP Senate candidates debate port, flood insurance

...giving homeowners a break on flood insurance.All seven contenders seeking...future of federal subsidies for flood insurance. Congress voted two years ago...Columbus. "The problem with flood insurance is the same problem we have with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-29/gop-senate-can
Augusta's 5 mayoral candidates participate in forum

...priorities, including "the parking problem" that discourages development.Tearing down the levee, he said, would send flood insurance rates "skyrocketing" while the key to development is the vacant former Golf Hall of Fame property, now owned by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-25/augustas-5-mayoral-candidates-parti
Owners facing increase in flood insurance premiums

...Wanda Drury saw the bill for flood insurance on her home overlooking the coastal...shore up the troubled National Flood Insurance Program, thousands of Georgia...can count on paying increasing flood insurance premiums each year.Drury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/owners-facing-increase-flood-
Augusta Commissioner Mason makes lowering levee a key plank in mayoral platform

...city as an added level of protection.Corps spokesman Billy Birdwell has said removing the levee will also affect flood insurance programs and alter flood maps.Mason said he believes obtaining corps approval for lowering the levee is possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-29/augusta-commissioner-mas
Rants & Raves

THE FEDS ARE now suggesting an Affordable Flood Insurance Act. Has anyone noticed that all these "Affordable" acts are not really affordable at all? OUCH! NOW EVEN the liberal media...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-18/rants-raves
Dog show is a respite for some owners after Sandy

...Wall Township, N.J., saw the beaches and boardwalks washed away from the Jersey Shore where she grew up.Minus flood insurance, Wilczewski and husband Scott are waiting to fix a leaking roof, deal with dense mold and clear the 70-foot trees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-02-09/dog-show-respite-som
Feds help Fla., but not Ga. after flooding

...the insurance to his wife and she hadn't bought flood insurance. Volunteers from the Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief...when it destroys your house.They couldn't afford flood insurance, she said, "but to look at it, you'd say there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-07-13/feds-help-fla-not-ga-after-f
What homeowners and renters need to know about disasters

...program.It is important to know what is not covered. Flooding is only covered if a flood insurance policy is purchased through the National Flood Insurance Program. Water damage from inside a home usually is covered such as from a broken water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2011-09-10/what-homeown
Not if, when

...1997, aren't required to buy flood insurance, but they have a policy anyway...worry - enough to have bought flood insurance," Mrs. Gray said. "It's...whether property will require flood insurance. Though the maps were updated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-10-11/not-if-when