Travel insurance carriers often provide information about current events that affect coverage. This can include weather events, civil or political unrest or health warnings. Such travel alerts are available in newsletters, blogs or on the carrier’s website. The following is a travel alert from HTH about the people affected by the Bangladesh-India border flood.
August 27, 2010. More than 85,000 affected by Bangladesh-India border floods
SOURCE: Altegrity Risk International
More than 85,000 people were affected after weeks of flooding struck northern Bangladesh’s Lalmonirhat and Kurigram districts and India’s eastern state of Assam, officials said on August 26th. Officials reported no casualties in the flooding, which damaged crops and homes.