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www.trinityclaims.com2013 National Flood SafetyAwareness Week
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the NationalOceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are partnerin...
NOAA’s flood safety slogan is “Turn Around Don’t Drown” (TADD). Eachyear, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any ...
Floods are the most common hazard in the United States. However, notall floods are alike. Floods typically occur when too ...
There are simple steps citizens can take today toreduce their risk to all types of floods. FloodSafety Awareness Week is a...
Each day of this week (March 18-22, 2013) these agencies will highlight aspecific topic related to flood safety.www.trinit...
For more details on this, pleasevisit here. For more information onflood safety tips and information,visit ready.gov/flood...
Twitterwww.trinityclaims.com888.370.8484Fax to 800.978.2650EmailFacebook
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Trinity Insurance Services ( http://trinityclaims.com ) is an independent insurance adjusting firm. Our expert teams of independent adjusters and managers are capable of handling all lines of coverage to help our clients settle claims accurately and quickly.
2013 National Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 18-22, 2013. Visit us today for more information.

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  1. 1. www.trinityclaims.com2013 National Flood SafetyAwareness Week
  2. 2. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the NationalOceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are partnering toimprove public awareness for National Flood Safety Awareness Week,March 18-22, 2013.www.trinityclaims.com»» The agencies’ goal is to improve understanding about flood risk amongindividuals, families, businesses and communities. Knowledge and theright precautions can protect families, homes and finances.
  3. 3. NOAA’s flood safety slogan is “Turn Around Don’t Drown” (TADD). Eachyear, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other severeweather related hazard.www.trinityclaims.com»» The main reason is people underestimate the force and power of water.More than half of all flood related deaths result from vehicles beingswept downstream. Of these, many are preventable.
  4. 4. Floods are the most common hazard in the United States. However, notall floods are alike. Floods typically occur when too much rain falls orsnow melts too quickly.www.trinityclaims.com»» Chunks of ice from a thawing river can block its normal flow and forcewater out of its banks. While some floods develop slowly, flash floodsdevelop suddenly.Hurricanes can bring flooding to areas far inland from where they first hitthe coast, as we witnessed two years ago from the devastating impacts ofHurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, and last year from HurricanesIsaac and Sandy.»
  5. 5. There are simple steps citizens can take today toreduce their risk to all types of floods. FloodSafety Awareness Week is an excellent time forpeople and communities to learn about theirflood risk and implement precautions to mitigatethe threat to life and property.www.trinityclaims.com
  6. 6. Each day of this week (March 18-22, 2013) these agencies will highlight aspecific topic related to flood safety.www.trinityclaims.com March 18, 2013 (Monday) – Flood Safety and Awareness March 19, 2013 (Tuesday) – Types of Floods March 20, 2013 (Wednesday) – TADD March 21, 2013 (Thursday) – Flood Risk and Flood Insurance March 22, 2013 (Friday) – AHPSPlease click the links below for a Public Information Statementrelated to each day’s topic:
  7. 7. For more details on this, pleasevisit here. For more information onflood safety tips and information,visit ready.gov/floods.www.trinityclaims.com
  8. 8. Twitterwww.trinityclaims.com888.370.8484Fax to 800.978.2650EmailFacebook
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