5000 on standby for insurers’ winter flooding response


Insurers have at their disposal 2250 people available to send in on the ground to support customers, assess damage and initiate repairs in the event of a flood, as well as 2750 people to handle calls about claims. "Floods are devastating," said Huw Evans, ABI director general. "For families, for businesses and for whole communities. "Last winter's storms were a stark reminder of how vulnerable we can be to the forces of nature and insurers have already been helping those affected by Storm Angus