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West Virginia Assessing Damage from Rain, Flooding

Damage assessments are taking place in the 10 West Virginia counties that were drenched by torrential rain and flooding last week. The assessments started on July 16 and are being conducted jointly by state emergency preparedness officials and the Federal …

Louisville Ordinance Prevents Kentucky Homeowners from Repairing Flooded Homes

Gerald and Nancy Barton are in a fix. After an April 3 storm flooded their Louisville, Ky., home, they had to tear out the floorboards and the bottom half of the wallboards. But they can’t get the permits they need …

North Carolina Government Building Damaged by Flood

Workers at the North Carolina Department of Insurance and other state agencies are cleaning up after water flooded a state building in downtown Raleigh damaging offices and state records. Officials said Tuesday it’s not known what caused an 8-inch water …

New Estimates Say UK Floods Could Cost Insurers up to $2.5 Billion

An additional £500 million [$838 million] has been added to the flood loss estimates from the almost continual storms, some reaching hurricane strength, which have produced widespread flooding to parts of Britain since December. The latest figures indicate that they …