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.
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.
Here are three strategies for mitigating flood risk on a community level.
The Dutch are masters of disaster prevention, especially when it comes to managing flood water. Here’s what we can learn from their flood preparedness efforts.
Just like actors rehearse before they perform, flood insurance teams practice responses when it’s dry to be best prepared when a flood strikes.
Five ways insurance agents can help homeowners understand their flood exposure and mitigate their risk.
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.
Here’s what property buyers should keep in mind when asking about flood risk.
National Flood Services’ Jonathan Young on what customer experience in flood insurance will look like in 2021
Without a complete picture of flood risk, there’s no way to know who is most vulnerable. But with new tech, the maps are changing.
National Flood Services claims director Robert Butler has been on the frontlines of the industry for over three decades. We sat down with him to reflect on what he learned along the way.
When’s the last time you check your property’s flood risk maps? It may have changed since then.
The pandemic has taught us all a lot about protecting the lives we've built. Being prepared for the next storm with flood insurance is just one way we can protect our homes and businesses.
Just an inch of floodwater could cost you as much as $25k in repairs. Here’s how you can keep your property safe from financial and physical losses associated with flood risk.
Public-private partnerships let governments tap the tech, talent, and customer service experience of private firms to deliver exceptional programs.
Winter Flood Risk 101: How Snowmelt, Ice Jams, and Winter Storms Turn to Floods – and How to Protect Your PropertyMichelle Powell2020-11-24T19:33:23+00:00
Snow and ice aren’t the only forms of water to worry about in the winter. It can still flood – which means you shouldn’t let your guard down when it comes to protecting your property.
The 2020 hurricane season was predicted to be worse than average and it delivered. Here’s what you can learn from the busiest hurricane season on record.
Americans want guidance when buying a flood insurance policy online and agents are positioned to become trusted advisors.
If you’ve noticed more overlap between Election Day and hurricane season, you’re not alone. Here’s what we can learn from how natural disasters have impacted American elections.
Climate change doesn’t just impact the coasts. Inland flooding is a major threat, and it’s getting worse as the planet warms.
We’re in the middle of an abnormally active hurricane season, and also election season. Here’s how the 10 U.S. states most at risk for flooding typically vote.
The climate is changing and so is the timeline on which homeowners in coastal areas can expect their property to accrue or lose value.
NFS is celebrating its 35th year anniversary of helping the nation’s largest insurance companies manage their flood programs and supporting their customers as they recover from the damaging impact of severe storms and flooding events.