Flood insurance - frequently asked questions

How do I find out more about flood coverage?

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

Where 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?

National Flood Information Program (www.floodsmart.gov)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (www.fema.gov)
800-621-FEMA (800-621-3362)

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