Flood Zones

Most Hurricane Harvey Drownings Outside Flood Zones

Long & Long Property Insurance Loss Attorneys, Mobile Alabama Posted April 25th, 2018

Only 22% of Drowning Deaths Inside Historical Floodplain Researchers from Texas and the Netherlands recently conducted a study of Hurricane Harvey fatalities. They found the leading cause of death related to the storm was drowning—and reached the alarming conclusion that most of these deaths occurred outside of the designated flood zones. In fact, only 22%…

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