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.
The flood insurance policy provides limited coverage for expenses you incur trying to protect insured property from flood damage.
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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