Insurers deploy ground support to help Canterbury residents

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

Insurers have deployed their support teams into the Canterbury region, which has been hit with heavy flooding, rain and swollen rivers – and they are actively working with the Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) and the Civil Defence to help keep customers safe.

The severe weather across the region has forced many residents to evacuate their homes, and has resulted in a regional state of emergency. Several members of the public have had to be rescued from the floodwaters by helicopter, and the storm has caused widespread road damage, and damage to the Ashburton Bridge.

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