Flood insurance now assured for UK homeowners

UK Flood homeowners insurance program

Residents of many villages that thought they may no longer be able to find coverage now have it guaranteed. The people living in a number of villages throughout the United Kingdom, such as those in the area of Worcester and its surrounds, are now breathing a sigh of relief as they hear that their flood insurance will be guaranteed. The coverage was on extremely shaky grounds as the government and insurers in the country negotiated. The negotiations were not looking very promising for some time, but the government and the…

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Understanding how flood insurance protects your home and belongings

Flood insurance is a form of protection that provides coverage for a home and the possessions it contains, in case they should ever be damaged or lost as a result of water rising from an outside source. Though standard homeowners insurance will usually protect against flooding due to a broken pipe, for example, it would not cover damage from water that flowed into the home from a rising river, creek or even rain. While many homes are not located within areas that are recognized as having a high flood risk, those…

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