More Flood Insurance Articles

  • Missouri city opts not to pay for flood protection

    CLARKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — For years, tiny Clarksville has paid for temporary sandbag walls to protect its quaint business district and historic waterfront homes from Mississippi River flooding. But unwilling to raid its coffers again despite rising water levels, the city has left it to...

  • Austin OKs $30M for buyouts in flood-prone area

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin officials have authorized spending more than $30 million to buy about 140 homes in a neighborhood savaged last year by severe flooding. The city council voted unanimously Thursday to OK the buyouts along Onion Creek. It will spend another $12 million to hire an...



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