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Know Your Line: Be Flood Aware

Upcoming Changes to the NFIP – Recent Flood Insurance Legislation will Affect Subsidized Rates for Pre-FIRM Buildings

Answers to Questions about the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System (CRS)

States and Communities Work to Coordinate Building Codes and Floodplain Management Ordinances

Flood Insurance Manual:
October 1, 2012

FloodSmart Websites Offer New Resources for FloodSmart Partners and Agents

Disputing Flood Zones

The 2012 National Flood Conference

Helping Non-Participating Communities with Special Flood Hazard Areas Understand the Benefits of the NFIP

Engineering Principles and Practices for Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Structures

FEMA Recognizes the State of Florida for Strengthening Statewide Building Code

Related Links
- NFIP Website
- FloodSmart Website
- Insurance Professional Info
- FEMA Mitigation Info
- Watermark e-Notification
- Archive of Printed Watermarks


Other Links
- NFIP Bureau iServices
- Acronym/Glossary List

DHS FEMA NFIP Services - eWaterwark Article

Flood Insurance Manual: October 1, 2010, and January 1, 2011, Changes

The NFIP Flood Insurance Manual is revised twice a year - once in May and once in October. This year's October changes include updates to the Rating, Condominiums, Reference, and Community Rating System sections.

A special revision for January 1, 2011, is also included, to address the upcoming 2-year Preferred Risk Policy (PRP) extension. The specific changes are described in the Cover Memo for the October and January revisions.

The Memo from the Acting Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administrator, including a full list of the October 1, 2010, and January 1, 2011, revisions, is available online at: http://www.nfipiservice.com/pdf/Oct2010/change_pkg_main.pdf.

The fully revised Manual (including the above changes) is available online at: http://www.nfipiservice.com/pdf/Oct2010/cover.pdf.

To access the chapters, just click on the chapter name.

For more information about the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual and yearly revisions, please visit http://www.fema.gov/about/programs/nfip/index.shtm.

For more information on the NFIP and FEMA, please visit: http://www.fema.gov/about/programs/nfip/index.shtm or http://www.fema.gov/


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