Flood In Focus

106, 2020

Harris Poll

June 1st, 2020|Categories: Article|

This spring's flood season is forecasted to be worse than average, affecting some 128 million Americans. According to a recent survey we conducted with The Harris Poll, much of that damage is likely to be uninsured. Why? Because most Americans vastly underestimate their exposure to flood damage. Here's a closer look at the disconnect, plus tips on how agents can tap into NFS resources to help Americans be ready when floods hit.

2105, 2020

Michigan Flooding

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Article|

Tuesday, May 19, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a state of emergency for Midland County after two dams (Edenville and Sanford) were breached. Unprecedented flooding, as a result of several days of heavy rainfall, caused the dams to collapse and has displaced thousands of residents of Midland County and neighboring areas.

1805, 2020

CAT Blog

May 18th, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

What storm activity can we expect in 2020? On April 2, 2020, the Tropical Meteorology Project Forecast from Colorado State University advised: “We anticipate that the 2020 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have above-normal activity.”  Below is their forecast for Named Storms, Hurricanes, and Major Hurricanes.

1105, 2020

What 35 Years Experience with Flood Insurance Has Taught Us

May 11th, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

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.

305, 2020

Hurricane Awareness Week 5/3 – Check Your Risk

May 3rd, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

This week is NOAA’s Hurricane Preparedness Week. Hurricane season is a few weeks away and millions of Americans are vulnerable to the damaging costs that major storms can bring. This year, forecasters are predicting a very active season, driven by high temperatures in the tropics, with some predicting as many as 18 named storms this year.

2204, 2020

How NFS is growing flood insurance

April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

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.

904, 2020

Selling in a Crisis

April 9th, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

At NFS, we are committed to serving the nation and protecting against the damaging impact of flooding.  And this year, we could be facing more severe weather.  With the impact of COVID-19 being felt across the country, NFS is dedicated to preventing further turmoil and we are supporting agents nationwide in protecting their insureds from the risk of costly flooding.  With NFIP policies taking 30 days to come into effect, now is the time to ensure policyholders at risk have coverage in place.

104, 2020

Our 5 point flood preparation plan

April 1st, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

NFS follows Benjamin Franklin’s lead in guiding our claims solution.  As we enter an unprecedented flood season, NFS has made every preparation to deliver a fast and seamless claims experience for your insureds.  Hurricanes can move quickly and unpredictably, and it is critical to have a claims partner who can respond in real-time to handle the most severe challenges Mother Nature can throw our way.

2703, 2020

Approaching flood season in unprecedented times

March 27th, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

The Flood industry is entering the riskiest months of the year, with Spring flooding underway and the hurricane seasons on the radar. As many businesses and communities are going into lockdown and self-isolation, NFS is gearing up to serve our agents and their insureds at the high service levels they have come to expect.

2603, 2020

Preparedness Plan

March 26th, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

This is an unprecedented flood season: the risk of flooding has increased as extreme weather becomes the norm, and the global fight against the Coronavirus pandemic has placed further strains on agents, insureds and their communities.

2403, 2020

Team Appreciation

March 24th, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

Our ability to be prepared and ready for the flood season wouldn't be possible without the teams who make it happen.  As part of our efforts to support the country in the up-coming flood season, we wanted to give a shout out to those who support our clients, their agents, and their insureds.

1203, 2020

COVID19 Response

March 12th, 2020|Categories: Article, Spring 2020|

As the Coronavirus situation continues to evolve, our greatest priority at NFS is supporting our colleagues, clients, their agents and insureds. Our flood community is a close one and we are taking every precaution to keep the community safe and healthy.

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