Zoee Hill, Mariel Garcia
Factors that make Florida susceptible to this type of natural disasters
Sinkholes happen because the entire state of Florida is underlain by limestone.
Historic impact on Florida
The ground open up and sometimes it can swallow people and kill them, and it ruins the environment.
Policies that prepare people for this type of disaster.
The insurer has to sell the property with coverage for catastrophic damage and any structure losses
How to prepare for sinkholes
If a sinkhole occurs, either on private or public property, call 911 for your local Public Safety agency. This may be a non-emergency or "public assistance only" call but it will ensure there are not any public safety concerns.