The Mississippi Insurance Department (MID) continues to assist neighbors who have experienced flooding from the Pearl River. If you have an insurance related question, call your agent or call the Mississippi Insurance Department at 1-800-562-2957 or email [email protected]
If you experienced flooding, file an insurance claim as soon as possible. Once it is safe to return to your property, document any damage with photos and videos. You should also prepare a list of damaged items in your home and photograph those items as well. The Federal Emergency Management Agency outlines how to file a flood insurance claim here.
At last check, there were more than 62,500 flood policies in force in Mississippi. In the area affected by Pearl River flooding, there are more than 7,700 flood insurance policies in force. The following table shows the policy count and total coverage by county.
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Policies and coverage totals are also broken down by municipality in the table below. These numbers are included in the county totals.
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Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney Press Release