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Hurricane Season is Off to an Early Start

An update from Volusia.org While Volusia County is still reeling from the effects of the coronavirus, hurricane season is rearing its ugly head. The 2020 hurricane season is predicted to be more active than usual. The Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project is calling for 16 named storms, eight hurricanes and four major hurricanes. Are you ready? Create a disaster plan: “Every family should create … Continue reading Hurricane Season is Off to an Early Start

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Countywide Info: Sandbags and Other Hurricane Resources

This list will be updated regularly as more information becomes available *UPDATE: Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency as the latest Dorian track covers the entire east coast of Florida. Unincorporated Volusia County: Residents living in the unincorporated areas of Volusia County can obtain sandbags at the Volusia County Corrections building, 1354 Indian Lake Road, Daytona Beach. Sandbags will be available noon … Continue reading Countywide Info: Sandbags and Other Hurricane Resources

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Flood Insurance Changes

Know How Changes to Flood Insurance Affects You According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), floods are the nation’s most common and costly natural disaster. Each year, floods are reported to cause millions of dollars of damage. Property owners have insurance options to cover loss during fire, wind, hail, lightning strikes and other natural disasters, however, a homeowner’s policy will not cover flood damage. … Continue reading Flood Insurance Changes