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Risk Rating 2.0 Resources

2021-06-07T21:08:06+00:00

Introducing FEMA's Risk Rating 2.0 - Equity in Action Beginning October 2021, FEMA is transforming the way flood risk is communicated by introducing Risk Rating 2.0 (RR 2.0). This new methodology is designed to help communities and its citizens to make better informed decisions when it comes to evaluating flood risk and purchasing flood insurance. We've compiled this Risk Rating 2.0 Resource Center to help agents navigate these upcoming changes. Be sure to check back often as we'll be updating this page as we learn more about Risk Rating 2.0 - Equity in Action! [...]

Risk Rating 2.0 Resources2021-06-07T21:08:06+00:00

Lindsey Erickson Appointed CEO

2021-04-30T13:22:17+00:00

National Flood Services Appoints Lindsey Erickson as its Chief Operating Officer The appointment of long-time National Flood Services' visionary furthers the company's position as the leader in flood insurance. Kalispell, Mont. – April 26, 2021 (9am CST) – National Flood Services, a leading flood insurance solution provider and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) partner, today announced the appointment of Lindsey Erickson as its Chief Executive Officer. Lindsey replaces interim CEO George Ruhana, who will continue in his role as operating partner. “When I joined National Flood Services in 2001 on the customer service team, I saw first-hand the monumental [...]

Lindsey Erickson Appointed CEO2021-04-30T13:22:17+00:00

Your Hurricane Season 2021 Forecast: Prepare for the Storms You’ve Already Seen

2021-03-12T18:35:59+00:00

The 2021 hurricane season is around the corner and Colorado State University’s Dr. Phil Klotzbach is preparing to release the annual forecast.

Your Hurricane Season 2021 Forecast: Prepare for the Storms You’ve Already Seen2021-03-12T18:35:59+00:00

The Economic Impact of Flooding, Part 3: The Legacy of Super Storm Sandy

2021-03-05T17:33:20+00:00

The third part of our series on the economic impact of flooding looks back at the legacy of Super Storm Sandy and the programs it inspired to prepare NYC.

The Economic Impact of Flooding, Part 3: The Legacy of Super Storm Sandy2021-03-05T17:33:20+00:00

How Agents Can Walk First-Time Homebuyers through Purchasing Flood Insurance

2021-03-02T19:24:52+00:00

With millions of Americans buying homes for the first time, insurance agents must be prepared to educate their customers about the realities of flood risk.

How Agents Can Walk First-Time Homebuyers through Purchasing Flood Insurance2021-03-02T19:24:52+00:00

The Economic Impact of Flooding, Part 2: A Look Back at Mississippi Flooding in 2019 and 2020

2021-02-22T16:48:37+00:00

The Mississippi’s record-breaking floods in 2019 were followed by devastating floods in 2020. The economic impact of flooding will be felt for years to come.

The Economic Impact of Flooding, Part 2: A Look Back at Mississippi Flooding in 2019 and 20202021-02-22T16:48:37+00:00

The Economic Impact of Flooding, Part 1: After Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta

2021-02-11T19:39:53+00:00

Hurricane Delta hit just weeks after Hurricane Laura delivered a deadly storm surge. The repeat flooding hindered the initial response and the community's recovery.

The Economic Impact of Flooding, Part 1: After Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta2021-02-11T19:39:53+00:00

CE Team

2021-03-09T15:40:32+00:00

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CE Team2021-03-09T15:40:32+00:00

Why Better Flood Claim Management Is Good News for Real Estate

2021-02-01T16:23:17+00:00

Improvements to flood claim management aren’t just good news for people filing claims – it's a positive signal for the real estate industry as flooding increases.

Why Better Flood Claim Management Is Good News for Real Estate2021-02-01T16:23:17+00:00

How National Flood Services Tests Our Own Flood Response Plan without a Drop of Water

2021-01-22T16:23:43+00:00

Just like actors rehearse before they perform, flood insurance teams practice responses when it’s dry to be best prepared when a flood strikes.

How National Flood Services Tests Our Own Flood Response Plan without a Drop of Water2021-01-22T16:23:43+00:00

Insurance Agents: Add Value by Helping Customers Develop a Flood Mitigation Plan

2021-01-19T15:42:14+00:00

Five ways insurance agents can help homeowners understand their flood exposure and mitigate their risk.

Insurance Agents: Add Value by Helping Customers Develop a Flood Mitigation Plan2021-01-19T15:42:14+00:00

New Hampshire Social Media Tools

2021-01-14T15:21:38+00:00

New Hampshire Flood Risk Social Media Tools How to use: Right-click the picture and select save-as to save to your computer. Upload the picture to the social media platform of your choosing and copy the accompanying text found below the picture and paste into your social media post. 64,900 New Hampshire properties are facing a substantial risk of flood. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #NewHampshireFloodRisk 14,000 New Hampshire property owners have filed flood claims through the National Flood Insurance Program [...]

New Hampshire Social Media Tools2021-01-14T15:21:38+00:00

To Expand Your Risk Mitigation Toolkit, Raise Your Local Disaster Awareness

2021-01-11T22:34:57+00:00

As a homeowner, you’re constantly balancing risks against your budget. The best way to do this is to have a broad awareness of the environmental flood risks in your area.

To Expand Your Risk Mitigation Toolkit, Raise Your Local Disaster Awareness2021-01-11T22:34:57+00:00

South Dakota Social Media Tools

2021-01-08T20:32:44+00:00

South Dakota Flood Risk Social Media Tools How to use: Right-click the picture and select save-as to save to your computer. Upload the picture to the social media platform of your choosing and copy the accompanying text found below the picture and paste into your social media post. 62,600 South Dakota properties are facing a substantial risk of flood. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #SouthDakotaFloodRisk 13,100 South Dakota property owners have filed flood claims through the National Flood Insurance Program [...]

South Dakota Social Media Tools2021-01-08T20:32:44+00:00
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