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Flood insurance

Flood insurance denotes the specific insurance coverage against property loss from flooding. To determine risk factors for specific properties, insurers will often refer to topographical maps that denote lowlands, floodplains and floodways that are susceptible to flooding.

Usage examples of "flood insurance".

I carried the usual fire, theft, and flood insurance, but business-risk insurance comes pretty high.

Not only was the land flat, it was barely three feet above sea level, and flood insurance was mandatory on every mortgaged home.

Here he was, a Jewish chess hustler from Brooklyn, one of those fasttalking curly-haired young guys that you saw all over New York selling flood insurance or used auto tires or custom suits made of some new miracle fiber that was just as good as cashmere, and suddenly he was a member of EFD and calling a lot of the shots.