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Louisiana Flood Insurance Claim Statistics

X4 Louisiana Flood Facts 71% of Louisiana households don't have flood insurance' National Flood Insurance Payments by parish? Over $1 Billion Over $100 Million $7 Million And Over Tangipahoa $7.7 Livingston $61.3 St. Tammany $1,499.5 St. Bernard $2,219.7 Calcasieu $57.6 Lafayette $23.7 St. John The Baptist $7.4 Orleans $7.0 Cameron $105.9 Vermilion $73.5 Iberia $45.0 St. Charles $94.8 St. Mary $21.0 Lafourche $46.8 Terrebonne $199.6 Plaquemines $261.8 Jefferson $3,216.2 Flood Facts Did You Know? National Flood Insurance Program Total Payments in $Billions January 1978 to April 30, 20113 Since 1900, floods have taken more than 10,000 lives in the United States. Most Expensive Flood Events 5 Katrina 6 inches of water reaches the bottom of most cars causing possible loss of control & stalling. Louisiana 12 inches of water floats many vehicles. $16 Billion 2 feet of rushing water carries All Other away most vehicles including (SUVS) & pick-ups. States Hurricane Katrina August 2005 $16.2 billion Flash floods often bring walls of water 10 to 20 feet high. Техas Hurrican Ike September 2008 $5.5 $3.6 Florida $26 billion Hurricane insurance does not Hurricane Ivan September 2004 $1.6 billion Tropical Storm Allison June 2001 $1.1 billion necessarily cover floods, even those caused by hurricanes. Mississippi $2.9 New Jersey $1.0 16% of people mistakenly believe that homeowners insurance Alabama $0.9 Louisiana Flood May-1995 $0.6 billion covers floods. If Flooding Occurs... BEFORE DURING AFTER Avoid building in a floodprone area unless you elevate and reinforce your home. Listen for news reports to leam whether the community water supply is safe to drink. Avoid moving water. Stay away from and report downed power lines. Listen to the radio or television for information. Be aware that flash flooding can occur. If there is any possibility of a flash flood, move immediately to higher ground. Do not wait for Elevate the furnace, water heater, and electric panel if susceptible to flooding. Install "check valves" in sewer instructions to move. Stay out of any building surrounded by floodwaters. Be aware of streams, drainage channels, canyons, and other areas known to flood suddenly. Flash floods can occur in these areas with or without such typical warnings as rain clouds or heavy rain. traps. Fnd out if levees, beams or floodwalls are palnned to protect homes in your area. Clean and disinfect everything that got wet. Mud from floodwa- ter can contain sewage and chemicals. Seal basement walls with water- proofing compounds. ' National_Flood Awareness_Week.html * * * and * 1000.shtm * " ' * e Ivan Allison ouisiana Flood The $12.9 billion in Louisiana flood cla ims from Katrina paid by rogram would buy enough crawfish to stretch from Earth to the Moon four times!

Louisiana Flood Insurance Claim Statistics

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Breakdown of Louisiana flood claim payments paid out by the National Flood Insurance Program. Presents a visual representation of payments broke by parish and by major flood events and well as compari...


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