Mississippi River Flooding: Insurance Can Help Cover Cost to Rebuild


As flood waters successively threaten communities along the Mississippi River, the residents are quite appropriately absorbed with efforts to save lives and minimize damage to homes, businesses, and lives. But, eventually the flood waters will recede, and business owners will turn their attention to how to repair and rebuild their businesses and recoup losses sustained.1

Depending on the circumstances and the insurance purchased, insurance contracts may help businesses cover losses from damaged buildings, vehicles, equipment, and other property. Businesses may also be able to recoup lost profits caused by an interruption of their business due to: property flooding, an inability of people or materials to reach a business, or damage to key suppliers or customers.

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