Blanca Begert, Grist News Fellow. This story was originally published by Grist. You can subscribe to its weekly newsletter here. California has nearly seen the last of the relentless sequence of storms that inundated the state since late December, leading to tens of thousands of evacuations, at least 20 deaths, and an estimated $1 billion in damages. ... Continue Reading →
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.
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 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 →
#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
It is a common misconception that hurricanes do not cause damage to the Hawaiian Islands. In fact while hurricanes do not commonly make landfall in Hawaii, the increased rainfall, storm surges and ocean swells cause devastating damage. Over the past 8 years, FEMA has paid out Hawaii Residents over $1M in flood insurance claims. The... Continue Reading →
Beginning April 1, 2022, all National Flood Insurance Program policies will be priced under Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action at their next renewal. Attend one of these upcoming webinars from FEMA to learn how to transition existing policies.
Congress must periodically renew the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) statutory authority to operate. On December 3, 2021, the president signed legislation passed by Congress that extends the NFIP authorization to March 11, 2022. Congress must now reauthorize the NFIP by no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 11, 2022. FEMA and Congress have never failed to... Continue Reading →