Hurricanes are getting stronger, and Hurricane Ida recently gave us a glimpse of what a future of increased flooding from climate change will look like.
Many flood insurance policyholders are going to make a decision this fall during Phase 1 of Risk Rating 2.0. Here's what you need to know to help them choose.
Cynthia DiVincenti shares her insights into how National Flood Services is helping agents prepare for the rollout of Risk Rating 2.0.
Here’s what we know about the forthcoming Risk Rating 2.0 methodology and rollout – and what types of questions agents can expect to field in the lead-up to Phase 1.
Insights from a May 18, 2021 webinar in which Dr. Phil Klotzbach shared insights from hurricane season 2020 along with the forecast for hurricane season 2021.
Thousands of America’s dams haven’t been updated in decades. The safety of the people who live downstream hangs in the balance.
Remote claims adjusting will make flood response operations a lot smoother this and every CAT season to come.
The 2021 hurricane season is around the corner and Colorado State University’s Dr. Phil Klotzbach is preparing to release the annual forecast.
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.
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.
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.
Every company has a part to play in fighting climate change, and insurance companies are well-positioned to advocate for a more disaster-resilient future.
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.