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NFIP and Levees: An Overview Fact Sheet
Levees reduce the risk of damage from floods, but do not provide protection from floods. More than 21,000 communities Nationwide participate in the National Flood Insurance Program by adopting and enforcing floodplain management ordinances to reduce future flood damage. This fact sheet explains that flood insurance is a risk reduction measure that homeowners should take to protect themselves and their property.
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