GEICO responding swiftly to help Texas policyholders affected by recent flooding

HOUSTON, Texas, June 3, 2016 – Following the recent torrential rains and flooding conditions in Texas, GEICO's Catastrophe Response (CAT) adjusters are ready to assist policyholders whose properties and vehicles have been damaged or flooded throughout the region.

GEICO urges policyholders to report any losses as early as possible on the GEICO mobile app, GEICO Claim Center or by calling 1-800-841-3000 24-hours a day. Commercial vehicle policyholders can call 1-866-509-9444.

"As Texas residents continue to experience devastating thunderstorms and flooding conditions, we want them to know we're ready to serve our customers," said Dan Beacom, GEICO officer. "Our auto damage adjusters and our entire claims team are handling claims quickly so our policyholders can have some sense of security and relief during the aftermath of the situations they're facing."

GEICO encourages residents to heed warnings by local public safety officials and to monitor news broadcasts for instructions regarding evacuations, temporary housing, school cancellations and other pertinent information. If your vehicle has been damaged, GEICO recommends covering the window with plastic or other material to protect it from further damage.

Additional tips for keeping your vehicle safe during severe weather can be found on GEICO's website.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 27 million vehicles.

To make changes, report claims, print insurance cards and purchase additional products, policyholders can log into their car insurance policy, connect via GEICO Mobile, phone or by visiting a GEICO local agent.

Homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft and life coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available.

Visit www.geico.com for a quote or to learn more.