5000 on standby for insurers’ winter flooding response

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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