Congress must periodically renew the NFIP’s statutory authority to operate. On Sept. 30, 2022, the president signed legislation passed by Congress that extends the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) authorization to Dec. 16, 2022. Congress must now reauthorize the NFIP by no later than 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 16, 2022.
With Hurricane Ian looming upon Florida and the eastern seaboard, it's a good time to remember we are still in hurricane season until November 30th. Check on your insurance policies. What does home, hurricane and flood insurance cover?
Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents 2.0 is a two-part course on FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program. This course brings participants the latest information on the NFIP, including instruction on the NFIP’s pricing methodology – Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action. Both parts of this webinar were newly filed for continuing education credits in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in September 2021. Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents 2.0 also reviews the key elements that insurance agents need to know about the NFIP and how it works.
FEMA’s National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) is excited to announce the release of “Dam Safety with Beaverly", a children’s coloring book. This coloring book was created to help children, or young students, learn more about dams and safety around them. This coloring book follows Beaverly the beaver, who provides information about dams, what they are... Continue Reading →
FEMA HQ Marketing and Outreach is hosting a 1-hour webinar to introduce insurance agents to NFIP’s Pacific Hurricane Outreach and Marketing materials and to answer any questions. As your clients undergo another hurricane season, guide them to follow their instincts and obtain a flood insurance policy. Whether they are ready to renew or start a... Continue Reading →
August 10th and 11th mark the final King Tides photo survey dates of the summer. Observing and photographing King Tides can give us a snapshot of what our future shorelines may look like with rising sea levels.
While hurricane insurance covers wind-related hurricane damage, it doesn’t protect you from flood damage. A flood insurance policy will. Visit FloodSmart.gov to learn more on why you should renew your policy #FloodSmart #FloodInsurance
#FloodFactFriday: Your deductible can have a significant impact on your flood insurance policy premium. Talk to your agent about what deductible is right for you given your budget and flood risk. #Flooding #FloodInsurance #FloodSmart #NFIP
Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - Insurance Division recently create a short informative video on how to file an insurance claim. For additional insurance resources, visit: cca.hawaii.gov/ins/resources https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqE3LzsafFk
The Department of Land and Natural Resources is excited to finally share with you, Hawaii's Floodplain Management Quick Guide. This informational guide aims to help readers understand flood hazards, why it's necessary to manage development within the floodplains, and how we can reduce flood risk within our community. This illustrative publication includes information on: The... Continue Reading →