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Know Your Line: Be Flood Aware

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

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FloodSmart Websites Offer New Resources for FloodSmart Partners and Agents

9/13/2012)


Disputing Flood Zones

(9/13/2012)

The Surcharge and Requirement to Validate a Primary Residence for NFIP Policies


The NFIP is now required to include a new Residential and non-residential surcharge. This change includes an annual surcharge of $25 on all new and renewal flood insurance policies for primary residences and $250 for all others. Agents are offered background, examples and information about NFIP underwriting requirements.

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Memphis, Tenn., May 14, 2011 - A waterline on this home indicates the waters are receding slowly. The losses to personal property should also be reported when applying for FEMA assistance. Marilee Caliendo/FEMA - Location: Memphis, TN

New Bern, N.C., October 6, 2010 Ė Floodwater remained in some areas as the Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) being conducted by FEMA, State, and County inspectors continue. Many areas in the state reported damage caused from heavy rains produced by Tropical Storm Nichole.

Photo by Tim Burkitt – FEMA

NFIP Training Has Moved!


This update on NFIP training courses for agents and claims adjusters addresses the transition during 2015 from traditional live classroom training to online webinars through the Distance Learning program at the FEMA Emergency Management Institute.

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New and Updated FloodSmart Tools and Resources for Agents


FloodSmart is the NFIPís marketing and education campaign, offering resources for insurance agents. They offer some new agent tools including agent webinars, videos, and toolkits at Agents.FloodSmart.gov. FloodSmart is always looking for new tools to help you market flood insurance to your customers. Join us to learn more.

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