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More than 20 percent of flood insurance claims come from people outside of mapped high-risk flood areas.

What are your chances of experiencing a flood? These animated scenarios demonstrate how various factors impact different neighborhoods.

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Protecting Your Home: Six Steps To Help Prevent Your Basement from Flooding 1. Rain Gutters 2. Downspouts 3. Settling Ground 4. Poorly Pitched Yards 5. Sump Pumps and Pipeline Pigs 6. Chemical Sealants


Hazard Mitigation Grant Program | ~FEMA can fund up to 75 percent of the costs of storm shelters for schools. Joplin used this grant. Superintendent CJ Huff described it like this: "from a mental health standpoint we have to insure our kids they're in a safe place when they're at school." There's a little bit of fine print. These shelters need to be built as part of a larger project like a performing arts room, a gymnasium or even a brand new school building.


How to Get A Flood Elevation Certificate

A guide on how to obtain an Elevation Certificate, which is required to get an accurate flood insurance quote if your property is in a high-risk zone.


Flood Insurance: What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know

What You Need To Know About Real Estate Flood Insurance (see also the latest news about the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, like ) #ggic #ggrf


About The National Flood Insurance Program | Risk of Flooding | NFIP | FloodSmart

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