When it comes to Hurricanes one of the first states that comes to mind is Florida. Florida has a long history with Hurricanes. This is because Florida is in a tropical climate and the westerly winds that blow off of Africa coasts near the equator. This makes Florida very vulnerable.
Preparation is the best protection when it comes to the Hurricanes. Having a plan and being informed is a vital aspect when it comes to Hurricane preparation. At V.W. Gould Agency we want to make sure that in the event of a hurricane, you and your family are properly informed and prepared.
One of the most devastating hurricanes in Florida’s history is Hurricane Andrew. In fact, Hurricane Andrew was the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history. The estimated damage is $25 billion dollars. Along with taking the lives of 23 people. These numbers are staggering.
It is important that in the event of a hurricane like Andrew you and your family have the right insurance.
Miami – 1926 (Death Toll – 325-800)
Okeechobee – 1928 (Death Toll – 2,000)
Florida Keys – 1935(Death Toll – 408)
Hurricane Donna – 1960
Hurricane Cleo – 1964
Hurricane Betsy – 1965
Hurricane Andrew – 1992 (Death Toll – 23) (Property Damage – $25 Billion)
Hurricane Jeanne – 2004 (Death Toll – 6) (Severe Property Damage)
Hurricane Wilma – 2005 (Left South Florida Devastated)