Issue #3033

Flood: Understanding and Recovering from One of Nature's Worst Disasters

It is the inevitable disaster. Each year flood waters will rise and numerous properties will be destroyed. Heavy rains, hurricanes and winter runoff all cause flooding. Flooding can occur just about anywhere, and other than fire, it is the most common and widespread disaster. After the water recedes, the adjusting of flood insurance claims can be a very difficult and trying process.