FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; email@example.com
NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 — The Insurance Information Institute’s (I.I.I.) disaster communications representative, Lynne McChristian is traveling to Houston, Texas, today to explain the insurance implications of the Texas and Oklahoma floods,
The I.I.I.’s Lynne McChristian will be available in Houston as of the evening of Wednesday, May 27. She can be interviewed on site, via telephone (813-480-6446), in-studio, by phone, and Skype. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
The I.I.I.’s Elianne González is also available for Spanish-language media interviews. She is based in Miami and can be reached at 954-389-9517; her email address is email@example.com.
Flood damage is excluded under standard homeowners, renters and business insurance policies. Flood coverage is available, however, as a separate policy from FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and from a few private insurers.
For vehicles, flooding is covered under the optional comprehensive coverage available with a standard auto insurance policy.
Reporters can also contact the following I.I.I. insurance experts in New York for information or interviews:
Facts and Statistics: Flood Insurance
Issues Updates: Flood Insurance
Video: Water vs Flood Damage
THE I.I.I. IS A NONPROFIT, COMMUNICATIONS ORGANIZATION SUPPORTED BY THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY.
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