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Flood Insurance Publications

This collection features publications about the National Flood Insurance Program. The publications include information about what to do before, during and after a flood. Many of these resources are in Spanish.

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By Stakeholder Group: Consumers, Policyholders, Agents, Realtors, Lenders, Industry/WYO, Government

By Topic: Hurricane, Flood, Spring, Snowmelt, Map Change, Wildfires, Fire

By Material Type: Poster, Flyer, Brochure, Postcard, Fact Sheet, Email Template, Infographic

By Language: Spanish, English

Inundaciones Después de un Incendio (Hoja Informativa)

Los incendios forestales dejan el suelo calcinado, árido e incapaz de absorber agua, creando condiciones propicias para inundaciones repentinas y avalanchas de lodo.

Flood After Fire Fact Sheet

Wildfires can dramatically alter the terrain and ground conditions after a devastating event. It can leave the ground charred, barren, and unable to absorb water, creating conditions ripe for flash flooding and mudflow. The Flood After Fire Fact Sheet provides information on how to reduce the risk by preparing now, buying flood insurance and planning ahead.

FY2021 Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement

Description: Financial arrangement between the National Flood Insurance Program and participating Write Your Own (WYO) insurance companies for fiscal year 2021.

NFIP Publications Order Form

This form provides a list of available NFIP publications that can be ordered for free, such as brochures, handbooks, fact sheets, posters, toolkits, postcards and others.

Rebuilding After a Wildfire (Spanish)

Rebuilding After a Wildfire

50th Anniversary of the National Flood Insurance Program Poster 8.5x11

This is the print size (8.5x11) version of the NFIP 50th Anniversary infographic.

50th Anniversary of the National Flood Insurance Program Poster 16x20

This is the large size (16x20) version of the NFIP 50th Anniversary infographic.

Agent Resources Postcard (Print-Ready)

Print-ready and customizable postcards to inform agents and WYO companies about available resources for marketing and selling flood insurance from NFIP. Please note: Customizable areas of the postcard are clearly indicated in magenta. Please do not alter any other elements of the postcard.

Agent Resources Postcard (Customizable)

Print-ready and customizable postcards to inform agents and WYO companies about available resources for marketing and selling flood insurance from NFIP. Please note: Customizable areas of the postcard are clearly indicated in magenta. Please do not alter any other elements of the postcard.

Customer Acquisition Postcards (Print-Ready)

Marketing resources -- including letters, brochures, postcards -- to help agents communicate to new clients about flood risk and the importance of flood insurance.

Customer Retention Postcard

Marketing resources -- including letters, brochures, postcards -- to help agents communicate to clients about flood risk and the importance of flood insurance.

Disaster Survivors with Flood or Homeowners/Renters Insurance are Encouraged to Apply for Disaster Assistance

Individuals who have flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program and live in areas designated as having a Presidential Disaster Declaration are encouraged to apply for FEMA assistance, in addition to filing their flood claim. For individuals who are found to be eligible, FEMA disaster assistance may help with uncovered expenses, like additional living expenses (e.g., temporary housing).

Poster: Flood After Fire

A full-color poster that explains how wildfires can dramatically alter the terrain and increase the risk of floods.

Flyer: Flood After Fire

A full-color flyer that explains how wildfires can dramatically alter the terrain and increase the risk of floods.

El Folleto: Inundaciones Después de un Incendio (Spanish)

Folleto que explica el riesgo de inundación después de incendios forestales.

El Póster: Inundaciones Después de un Incendio (Spanish)

Póster que explica el riesgo de inundaciones después de incendios forestales.

Flyer: Just One Inch of Water

Flyer (8.5x11”): Just 1 inch of water can cause $25,000 of damage to your home. This is a “Nat Geo” campaign's flyer.

Agent Map Update Factsheet: From High-Risk to Low- to Moderate-Risk

When flood maps update, agents can play a critical role in helping clients understand their new flood risk and maintain the financial protection they need at the best rate.

Helping Clients Understand the Newly Mapped Procedure

For clients, learning that their property’s flood risk is increasing can be a stressful and overwhelming time. As agents, you can build your business while building trust by helping clients – both property owners and renters – understand their new flood risk and ways to reduce their flood insurance costs.

Last updated June 17, 2021