Flood insurance - frequently asked questions

How do I find flood coverage?

You can buy it through the federal National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) (www.floodsmart.gov). The federal government makes flood insurance available within participating communities.

How do I buy flood insurance?

You buy it through an insurance agent or company. The company you select:

  • Handles the premium billing and collection
  • Issues the policy
  • Facilitates any claims on behalf of the federal government

To locate an agent in your area, contact Floodsmart.gov at 888-379-9531.

Who do I call for more help with flood insurance?

Updated 10/27/2015

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