March 17-21, 2008 was designated Flood Safety Awareness Week in the state of Maine by Governor Baldacci. As Spring is now here Maine citizens need to be reminded that most homeowner and business insurance plans do not cover flood damage. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has a National Flood Insurance Program that can provide coverage. Read more in "It's Flood Safety Awareness Week", Waldo Village Soup, March 21, 2008. See also
The National Flood Insurance Program and FloodSmart.gov.