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COLUMBUS — Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor has issued a consumer alert to encourage Ohioans to be aware of the risks and financial responsibility associated with flood damage to their home. Floods threaten to destroy homes from coast to coast – and they can happen anytime, anywhere and without warning.

“Flood damage is not usually covered under a standard homeowner’s or renter’s policy and I urge consumers to review their insurance policies to determine if this damage will be covered ,” said Taylor, also director of the Ohio Department of Insurance. “Additionally, if consumers find that they need flood insurance, they should secure coverage as soon as possible because these policies do not go into effect until 30 days after the purchase.”

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) defines flood to be a general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of two or more acres of normally dry land area, or of two or more properties (at least one of which is the policyholder’s property).

What is flood insurance?

Flood insurance is a special policy that is federally backed by the NFIP and available for homeowners, renters and businesses. The standard flood insurance policy pays for d…………… continues on Times Bulletin

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