The flood insurance policy provides limited coverage for expenses you incur trying to protect insured property from flood damage.
FEMA released a Levees Brochure during the Spring 2011 Floods, explaining NFIP coverage behind levees, for protective measures and the waiting period. This page is copied directly from that brochure and includes a PDF of the original document as an attachment.
If you think you don’t need flood insurance because you’re not living in a flood zone, then think again. Flooding is our nation’s No. 1 most common natural disaster.
Homeowners have shared with Extension some of the common misconceptions about flood insurance that caused them to suffer financial losses greater than they expected.
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