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Safe Deposit Boxes aren't so safe!

by widojofus / June 27, 2006 11:58 PM PDT

While safe deposit boxes are excellent methods for most purposes, it isn't the best for flooding such as occurred in Katrina and Rita. Most safe deposit vaults are located in basements and on first floors (yes, there are a few basements in Louisiana!). Following Katrina, it was months before safe deposit customers were able to access the contents in their boxes that were located in the flooded areas.

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