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Virginia Social Media Tools

2020-08-04T02:05:58+00:00

Virginia 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. Over 344k Virginia properties are facing a substantial risk of flooding. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #VirginiaFloodRisk Since 2000, nearly 96,000 Virginia property owners have filed flood claims through the National Flood Insurance Program or [...]

Virginia Social Media Tools2020-08-04T02:05:58+00:00

South Carolina Social Media Tools

2020-07-14T20:55:03+00:00

South Carolina 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. Did you know: 271,500 South Carolina properties are facing a substantial risk of flooding. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #SouthCarolinaFloodRisk Since 2000, over 294K South Carolina property owners have filed flood claims through the [...]

South Carolina Social Media Tools2020-07-14T20:55:03+00:00

North Carolina Social Media Tools

2020-07-14T20:55:30+00:00

North Carolina 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. Did you know: Nearly 539,000 North Carolina properties are facing a substantial risk of flooding. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #NorthCarolinaFloodRisk Since 2000, nearly 546,000 North Carolina property owners have filed flood claims through [...]

North Carolina Social Media Tools2020-07-14T20:55:30+00:00

New York Social Media Tools

2020-07-14T20:55:56+00:00

New York 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. Did you know: Nearly 615,500 New York properties are facing a substantial risk of flooding. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #NewYorkFloodRisk Since 2000, nearly 572,000 New York property owners have filed flood claims through [...]

New York Social Media Tools2020-07-14T20:55:56+00:00

Louisiana Social Media Tools

2020-07-14T20:56:25+00:00

Louisiana 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. Did you know: Nearly 500K Louisiana properties are facing a substantial risk of flooding. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #LouisianaFloodRisk Since 2000, over 3M Louisiana property owners have filed flood claims through the National Flood [...]

Louisiana Social Media Tools2020-07-14T20:56:25+00:00

Texas Social Media Tools

2020-07-14T20:57:18+00:00

Texas 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. Did you know: 15M Texas properties are facing a substantial risk of flooding. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #TexasFloodRisk Since 2000, nearly 5M Texas property owners have filed flood claims through the National Flood Insurance [...]

Texas Social Media Tools2020-07-14T20:57:18+00:00

Florida Social Media Tools

2020-07-14T20:57:45+00:00

Florida 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. Did you know: 1.8M Florida properties are facing a substantial risk of flooding. Protect your home and belongings, contact us for a flood quote today! [Insert Link to Your Website] #FloodInsurance #FloridaFloodRisk Since 2000, nearly 5M Florida property owners have filed flood claims through the National Flood Insurance Program [...]

Florida Social Media Tools2020-07-14T20:57:45+00:00

Regional Toolkit

2020-08-04T02:24:40+00:00

Regional Sales & Marketing Toolkits First Street Foundation, a non-profit alliance of researchers and scientists, released an extensive new database of homeowner risk, revealing significant gaps in current flood map designations. 15 million additional U.S. properties have been identified in areas of substantial risk and almost certain to experience some flood event. Take action today and protect your customers. Tackle the misconceptions; most homeowners aren't covered, are unaware of the risk and don’t know they need coverage. Don't see your state toolkit yet? Drop us a line and let us know what state toolkits we should publish next! [...]

Regional Toolkit2020-08-04T02:24:40+00:00

First Street Flood Data

2020-07-02T16:08:14+00:00

New scientific modeling demonstrates hidden flood risk Extensive new data modeling shows a harsh new reality that millions of Americans are at risk of flooding. Groundbreaking research from First Street Foundation, a non-profit group, highlights that 70% of American homeowners are at risk of flooding that isn't reflected in current FEMA flood maps. This new data reinforces just how urgent and important it is to get flood coverage in place that homeowners need. State by State Impact Reports Source: New York Times Click the map to check your county. Key Insights Property owners grossly [...]

First Street Flood Data2020-07-02T16:08:14+00:00

6 Ways Technology Is Making Flood Management Better

2020-07-10T20:51:52+00:00

In recent years, technology advances have streamlined processes throughout the flood management ecosystem. That means more flood insurance providers can help more at-risk Americans protect their homes with a flood insurance plan designed for their individual needs. Here’s a look at how technology has transformed every step of the flood insurance process.

6 Ways Technology Is Making Flood Management Better2020-07-10T20:51:52+00:00

What DC’s July 2019 Flash Flood Can Teach the Nation About Flood Preparation

2020-07-10T20:52:29+00:00

In July 2019, nearly four inches of rain fell over Washington, DC, in about an hour. This heavy rainfall, about as much as the area typically sees in an entire month, sparked widespread flash flooding, illustrating how floods can happen at a moment’s notice almost anywhere in the country.

What DC’s July 2019 Flash Flood Can Teach the Nation About Flood Preparation2020-07-10T20:52:29+00:00

Why Adapting to Climate Change Isn’t as Easy as Leaving the Coasts

2020-07-10T20:53:08+00:00

Climate change puts millions of Americans at a rising risk of devastating floods, and the question of how best to protect our homes and communities from damage is a complicated one. A recent Scientific American piece outlines a study that claims removing one million homes from flood zones could save $1 trillion over the long term. The report proposes an expansion of government buyout programs in flood-prone areas to mitigate future losses to homeowners, taxpayers, and the government.

Why Adapting to Climate Change Isn’t as Easy as Leaving the Coasts2020-07-10T20:53:08+00:00

5 Things Homeowners Need to Know to Prepare for 2020’s Flood Season

2020-07-10T20:54:01+00:00

Flood season is upon us. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this flood season promises to be a wet one, with 23 states likely to face moderate to major flooding. Although experts do not anticipate this year’s flooding to be as bad as 2019’s, they predict that 128 million Americans are still at risk of flooding and 1.2 million Americans are at risk for major flooding. These are your customers, and this is what they need to know about flood season 2020.

5 Things Homeowners Need to Know to Prepare for 2020’s Flood Season2020-07-10T20:54:01+00:00

Americans Under-Prepared for Flood Season

2020-07-17T16:24:19+00:00

62% of Homeowners Say They’re Prepared for a Flood, Yet Only 12% Have Flood Insurance, Survey Finds Original press release published here: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/06/01/2041593/0/en/62-of-Homeowners-Say-They-re-Prepared-for-a-Flood-Yet-Only-12-Have-Flood-Insurance-Survey-Finds.html As hurricane season begins, half of homeowners say they’re ‘less interested’ in buying flood insurance due to financial pressures from COVID-19. Kalispell, Mont., June 1, 2020 – Sixty-two percent of homeowners say they’re prepared for a flood, but only 12 percent have flood insurance, according to a new survey conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of National Flood Services, a leading flood insurance solution provider that processes 1.8 million flood policies and $1.4 [...]

Americans Under-Prepared for Flood Season2020-07-17T16:24:19+00:00

New platform modernizes access to flood coverage

2020-07-17T16:25:17+00:00

Leading flood insurance solution provider National Flood Services has modernized the flood insurance space with its recent launch of Trident. The new technology provides a cloud-based platform that revamps the flood experience for policyholders, agents, write-your-owns (WYOs), claims examiners, and back-office operations staff.

New platform modernizes access to flood coverage2020-07-17T16:25:17+00:00

James Liu Appointed COO

2020-05-21T19:47:16+00:00

National Flood Services Appoints James Liu as Chief Operating Officer, Effective May 18, 2020 Kalispell, Mont. – May 18, 2020 (9am CST) – National Flood Services, a leading flood insurance solution provider, today announced the appointment of James Liu as the new Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, James will assume responsibility for all operations and lead a new division encompassing customer service, claims, marketing, HR and finance. James brings a highly accomplished background in driving operational excellence throughout customer experience teams.  He previously Co-founded a consumer investment firm and prior to that was the Vice President of [...]

James Liu Appointed COO2020-05-21T19:47:16+00:00

When it rains, it pours

2020-07-17T16:25:58+00:00

When it rains, it pours. NFS CEO, Ralph Blust was recently featured in Insurance Business America Magazine. The article featured below focuses on the increasing frequency and severity of floods and the fact that many Americans remain unprotected from the financial impact of a flood.

When it rains, it pours2020-07-17T16:25:58+00:00

What 35 Years Experience with Flood Insurance Has Taught Us

2020-07-10T20:57:13+00:00

Floods are becoming more common in the United States. In an age where three-quarters of the country lives paycheck to paycheck, that means most of us are just one bad storm away from disaster.  But it doesn’t have to be that way. At NFS, we’ve dedicated ourselves to expanding flood protection for Americans around the country. Here’s our five-pronged approach for making sure more people who need flood insurance actually have it.

What 35 Years Experience with Flood Insurance Has Taught Us2020-07-10T20:57:13+00:00

Hurricane Awareness Week 5/9 – Complete a Written Plan

2020-07-10T20:58:01+00:00

The National Weather Service advises that, “The time to prepare for a storm is before the season begins, when you have the time and are not under pressure.” Waiting until the zero hour to plan can result is costly mistakes.

Hurricane Awareness Week 5/9 – Complete a Written Plan2020-07-10T20:58:01+00:00