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Graphic: Cost of Flood Insurance vs. Flood Damage (pink)

A bucket stands in a puddle of water, with a drop of water falling toward it. Text reads: The cost of flood insurance is a drop in the bucket compared to the cost of flood damage. $700/year average flood insurance policy. $43,000 average flood insurance claim.

This graphic compares the cost of flood insurance ($700/year average flood insurance policy) to the cost of flood damage ($43,000 average flood insurance claim), using the metaphor of a drop in the bucket. (Updated on 4/14/17)

Photo by FEMA Graphic - Dec 16, 2015
Last Updated: March 29, 2019