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Thursday, January 13, 2011

EQC - Brisbane claim's office closed due to flooding.

EQC announced today that the Brisbane office processing earthquake claims has closed, as a precaution, because of the flooding. The announcement reads:
The Earthquake Commission’s contracted claims management centre in Brisbane has been evacuated due to the area’s flooding crisis.
“Although the office is located on higher ground on the edge of the city and is not expected to be inundated, we have heeded the advice of the local authorities to evacuate,” the chief operating officer of the Earthquake Commission, Lance Dixon, said today.
“Consequently, the office, managed by our contractor Gallagher Basset, now has a restricted capacity to make calls until further notice.
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