ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2011 - The following is an advisory from the Assurant Specialty Property First Response Team to customers in the projected path of Hurricane Irene.

The Assurant Specialty Property First Response Team is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Irene as it moves toward the eastern United States. The company's service centers are on alert, set to prioritize claims and inquiries from storm areas, with an emphasis on property and flood insurance policies.

Toll-free numbers are operational for customers to report hurricane-related claims and make inquiries. Customers should contact the appropriate underwriting company for their policy.

    American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida (Flood Policies): (800) 245-1505
    American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida (Other Policies): (877) 459-6075
    American Reliable Insurance Company: (800) 245-1505
    American Security Insurance Company: (800) 326-2845
    Standard Guaranty Insurance Company: (800) 326-2845

About Assurant Specialty Property

Assurant Specialty Property is a leading provider of insurance services in partnership with financial institutions, mortgage lenders, manufactured home sellers, auto finance companies, property managers and their customers. Services include insurance tracking and management, lender-placed homeowners insurance, and property and personal coverage such as renters, farm and flood insurance. With more than 5,000 employees in 11 locations, Assurant Specialty Property serves clients and customers in all 50 states.

Assurant Specialty Property is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $27 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue.

Media Contacts:

Robert Byrd
Senior Director, Communications
Assurant Specialty Property
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Vera Carley
Director, Media Relations
Assurant Inc.
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