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?
- National Flood Information Program (www.floodsmart.gov)
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (www.fema.gov)