Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Georgia insured property losses from Irma exceed $300 million

According to a press release from the Georgia Department of Insurance, property losses from insured homes and businesses due to Hurricane Irma is now greater than $300 million, based on over 50,000 claims that were submitted so far. The estimate to date is $336 million in total, according to the press release, which you can read at WGAU here.  Note that this does not include losses from uninsured properties or losses to agricultural crops and is primarily based on homeowners’ insurance claims.

Source: FEMA