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NFIP Rating and the Community Rating System


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

Related Links
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- Archive of Printed Watermarks


The National Flood Insurance Program offers basic training for insurance agents, lenders, adjusters, public officials, and others in locations across the United States, throughout the year. Visit the NFIP Training, Workshops, and Conferences page on the FEMA website for more information.

Below is a calendar of selected upcoming events hosted by NFIP stakeholder organizations. Issues of flooding, mitigation, risk insurance, or disaster preparedness or response may be addressed at these events. Visit each organization's website for more details about and registration information for these events.

State/Event City 2009 Date
AWRA Spring Conference Anchorage May 4-6
NFDA Annual Conference Scottsdale April 5-7
NAIIA Annual Conference Tucson May 11-14
NHWC Annual Conference Vail May 18-21
NHC Annual Hazards Research and Applications Workshop Broomfield July 15-18
CPCU Society Annual Meeting Denver Aug 29-Sep 1
IIABA Legislative Conference and Convention Washington April 29-May 1
RIMS Annual Conference Orlando April 19-23
Governor's Hurricane Conference Ft. Lauderdale May 10-15
ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum Lake Buena Vista May 17-19
ASFPM Annual Conference Orlando June 7-12
NAIW Annual Convention New Orleans May 27-31
National Flood Conference


April 19-22

NOAA Coastal Zone 2009


July 19-23

NAIC Summer Meeting


June 13-16

ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2009

Kansas City

May 17-21

SITE Annual Conference


June 27-July 1

HAZUS Annual Conference


Aug 10-12

EPA Conference for Nonpoint Source and Stormwater Outreach


May 11-14

NCOIL Summer Meeting


July 9-12

National Hurricane Conference


April 6-10

FloodFighters 2009 Spring Meeting

Gloucestershire, England

May 5

National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference Salt Lake City May 5-8
AWRA Summer Conference Snowbird June 29-July 1
SWS Wetland Connections Conference


June 21-26

Event Posting
Does your organization have a flood-related event you would like us to list? If so, send your organization's name, a short description of the event, the city and state in which it will be held, and the date of the event to Rita Enderle at the NFIP Bureau and Statistical Agent (renderle@ostglobal.com).

Event Acronyms
ABA - American Bankers Association
ABIA - American Bankers Insurance Association
ACORD - Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development
ACP - Association of Contingency Planners
ASBPA - American Shore and Beach Preservation Association
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineering
ASDSO - Association of State Dam Safety Officials
ASFPM - Association of State Floodplain Managers
ASWM - Association of State Wetlands Managers
AUG - ALERT Users Group
AWRA - American Water Resources Association
CPCU - Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
CUNA - Credit Union National Association
FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
FMA - Floodplain Management Association
IAEM - International Association of Emergency Managers
IBHS - Institute for Business and Home Safety
IIABA - Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
LOMA - Life Office Management Association
MBA - Mortgage Bankers Association
NAFSMA - National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies
NAIC - National Association of Insurance Commissioners
NAIIA - National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters
NAIW - National Association of Insurance Women
NAMIC - National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
NCOIL - National Conference of Insurance Legislators
NHC - Natural Hazards Center
NHEMA - National Home Equity Mortgage Association
NHWC - National Hydrologic Warning Council
NORFMA - Northwest Regional Floodplain Managers Association
PCIAA - Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
PLRB/LIRB - Property Loss Research Bureau/Liability Insurance Research Bureau
SIR - Society of Insurance Research
SITE - Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators

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